By a free country, I mean a country where people are allowed, so long as they do not hurt their neighbours, to do as they like. I do not mean a country where six men may make five men do exactly as they like.

Robert Salisbury
Robert Cecil, Lord Salisbury (1830-1903) British politician [Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury]
Speech to the Kingston and District Working Men’s Conservative Association (Jun 1883)

 
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