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Quote from Joseph Lewis,


"The burning of an author’s books,
imprisonment for opinion’s sake,
has always been the tribute that an ignorant age
pays to the genius of its time."


By:

Joseph Lewis (more quotes by Joseph Lewis or books by/about Joseph Lewis)


(1889-1968)

Source:

Voltaire: The Incomparable Infidel, 1929

Categories:

Censorship, Crime, Dissent, Free Thought, History, Individualism, Media, Press, Prison, Prohibition, Protest, Punishment, Speech, Wisdom

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