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Quote from Hendrik van Loon,

Any formal attack on ignorance
is bound to fail
because the masses are always
ready to defend
their most precious possession
-- their ignorance.


Hendrik van Loon (more quotes by Hendrik van Loon or books by/about Hendrik van Loon)

(1882-1944) Dutch-American historian and journalist


Education, Fear, Knowledge, Reason, Tolerance, Truth, Terrorism, Ignorance


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