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Quote from H. L. Mencken,

"It is the theory of all modern civilized governments
that they protect and foster the liberty of the citizen;
it is the practice of all of them to limit its exercise,
and sometimes very narrowly."


H. L. Mencken (more quotes by H. L. Mencken or books by/about H. L. Mencken)

(1880-1956) American Journalist, Editor, Essayist, Linguist, Lexicographer, and Critic


Freedom, Government, Humor, Hypocrisy, Liberty, Oppression, Psycho-politics, Truth, Tyranny, Usurpation


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