John Acton

John Acton

English historian
Liberty is the condition of duty, the guardian of conscience. It grows as conscience grows. The domains of both grow together. Liberty is safety from all hindrances, even sin. So that Liberty ends by being Free Will.More John Acton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Liberty is the prevention of control by others.More John Acton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country.More John Acton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Liberty is the prevention of control by others.More John Acton quotes [01/19/2010 12:01:00]
By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall be protected in doing what he believes is his duty against the influence of authority and majorities, custom and opinion.More John Acton quotes [01/19/2010 12:01:00]

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