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".
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.