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Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.

Thomas Babington Macaulay


Author Profession: Poet
Nationality: British
Born: August 25, 1800
Died: December 28, 1859


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