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Quote from Zechariah Chafee, Jr.,

"Freedom from something is not enough. It should also be freedom for something. Freedom is not safety but opportunity. Freedom ought to be a means to enable the press to serve the proper functions of communication in a free society."


Zechariah Chafee, Jr. (more quotes by Zechariah Chafee, Jr. or books by/about Zechariah Chafee, Jr.)

(1865-1957) American professor of law, judicial philosopher, civil rights advocate


Nieman Reports, April 1948


Freedom, Press, Safety, Society


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