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Quote from Henry Steele Commager,

"Freedom is not a luxury that we can indulge in
when at last we have security and prosperity and enlightenment;
it is, rather, antecedent to all of these, for without it
we can have neither security nor prosperity nor enlightenment."


Henry Steele Commager (more quotes by Henry Steele Commager or books by/about Henry Steele Commager)

(1902-1998) Historian and author


Freedom, Loyalty and Dissent, 1954


Freedom, Happiness, Security, Prosperity, Liberty, Terrorism, Loyalty


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