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Quote from Abraham Cowley,

"The liberty of a people consists in being governed by laws which they have made themselves, under whatsoever form it be of government; the liberty of a private man, in being master of his own time and actions, as far as may consist with the laws of God and of his country."


Abraham Cowley (more quotes by Abraham Cowley or books by/about Abraham Cowley)

(1618-1667) English poet


God, Government, Law, Liberty, Privacy, Republic


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