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Liberty has never come from government

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Quotation by John Kenneth Galbraith:

Liberty has never come from government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it".

John Kenneth Galbraith     (more by this author)

1908-2006 (Age at death: 98 approx.)

John Kenneth "Ken" Galbraith, OC was a Canadian-American economist. He was a Keynesian, an institutionalist, and a leading proponent of 20th-century American liberalism.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Kenneth_Galbraith

Country: Canada

Type: Prose
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