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Quote from William E. Borah,


"No more fatuous chimera has ever infested the brain than
that you can control opinions by law or direct belief by statute,
and no more pernicious sentiment ever tormented the heart
than the barbarous desire to do so.
The field of inquiry should remain open,
and the right of debate must be regarded as a sacred right."


By:

William E. Borah (more quotes by William E. Borah or books by/about William E. Borah)


(1865-1940) U. S. Senator

Source:

1917

Categories:

Authority, Censorship, Dissent, Diversity, Justice, Law, Press, Prohibition, Protest, Religion, Resistance, Terrorism, Tolerance, Totalitarian

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