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Quote from Harold J. Laski,

"[C]ivilization means, above all, an unwillingness to inflict unnecessary pain ... those of us who heedlessly accept the commands of authority cannot yet claim to be civilized men."


Harold J. Laski (more quotes by Harold J. Laski or books by/about Harold J. Laski)

(1893-1950) British political theorist, economist, author, and lecturer


The Dangers of Obedience.


Authority, Civilization, Force, Servitude, Violence


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