John Acton

John Acton

English historian
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 [01/19/2010 12:01:00]
Patriotism is in political life what faith is in religion.More John Acton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Save for the wild force of Nature, nothing moves in this world that is not Greek in its origin.More John Acton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.More John Acton quotes [01/19/2010 12:01:00]

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