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Quote from Jean-Francois Revel,

"To totalitarianism,
an opponent is by definition subversive;
democracy treats subversives as mere opponents
for fear of betraying its principles."


Jean-Francois Revel (more quotes by Jean-Francois Revel or books by/about Jean-Francois Revel)

[Jean-Francois Ricard] (1924-2006) French politician, journalist, author, philosopher, member of the Académie française


How Democracies Perish, 1983


Authority, Democracy, Politics, Subversion, Totalitarian


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