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Liberty Quotation: T.H. White on Intellectual Heroism

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T.H. White“To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.”

Theodore H. White

Liberty Quotation: Jefferson on Truth and Error

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Thomas Jefferson“It is error alone which needs the support of government.  Truth can stand by itself.”

Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia [1785]

Liberty Quotation of the Day: G.K. Chesterton on Patriotism and Dissent

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GK Chesterton“A man who says that no patriot should attack the Boer War until it is over is not worth answering intelligently; he is saying that no good son should warn his mother off a cliff until she has fallen over it.”

G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy [1908]