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Quote from Andrei Sakharov,

"Freedom of thought is the only guarantee
against an infection of people by mass myths,
which, in the hands of treacherous hypocrites and demagogues,
can be transformed into bloody dictatorships."


Andrei Sakharov (more quotes by Andrei Sakharov or books by/about Andrei Sakharov)

(1921-1989) Russian nuclear physicist, Soviet dissident, human rights activist


Progress, Coexistence and Intellectual Freedom, 1968


Agnostic, Authority, Despotism, Free Thought, Hypocrisy, Independence, Individualism, Religion, Safety, Security, Speech, Tyranny


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