Aug 13, 2007

The Quote Shelf

Medieval text with Latin script A frequent feature on this site; feel free to comment on the quote or to supply a competing quote.

In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them.
-- Alexis de Tocqueville

1 comment:

HumboldtsClio said...

Even in America freedom of speech isn't really free.