Men cannot be made good by the state, but they can easily be made bad. Morality depends on liberty.

John Dalberg, Lord Acton (1834-1902) British historian
Note #10, in George Watson, Lord Acton’s History of Liberty (1994)

Added on 7-May-20 | Last updated 7-May-20
Link to this post | No comments
Topics: , , , , , , ,
More quotes by Acton, John Dalberg (Lord)

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.