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Quote from Auberon Herbert,


"If government half a century ago had provided us with all our dinners and breakfasts,
it would be the practice of our orators today to assume the impossibility of our providing for ourselves."
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By:

Auberon Herbert (more quotes by Auberon Herbert or books by/about Auberon Herbert)


(1838-1906) English writer, theorist, philosopher, 19th century individualist, member of the Parliament of the U.K.

Source:

"State Education: A Help or Hindrance", Fornightly Review, July 1880; reproduced in The Right and Wrong of Compulsion by the State, and Other Essays by Auberon HerbertĀ (Indianapolis: Liberty Classics, 1978), p. 77

Categories:

Dependence, Government, Responsibility, Statism, Welfare

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