If the government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then I say, break the law. Let your life be a counter friction to stop the machine. What I have to do is to see, at any rate, that I do not lend myself to the wrong I condemn.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American philosopher and writer
“Civil Disobedience” (1849)

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