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English Thinker, Editor and Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University, 1834-1902

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.”
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Truth always prevails in the end,”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Liberty is the prevention of control by others. This requires self-control and, therefore, religious and spiritual influences; education, knowledge, well-being.”
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