Half the countries of the world claim to be democratic, but being democratic is not enough, for a majority cannot turn what is wrong into right. In order to be considered truly free, countries must also have a deep love of liberty and an abiding respect for the rule of law.

Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013) British Prime Minister (1979-90), research chemist, barrister, politician
Imprimis (Hillsdale College) (Oct. 1999)

 
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