Quote of the Day

Boy this sure explains a lot!

"The fact is that liberty, in any true sense, is a concept that lies quite beyond the reach of the inferior man's mind. He can imagine and even esteem, in his way, certain false forms of liberty-for example, the right to choose between two political mountebanks, and to yell for the more obviously dishonest-but the reality is incomprehensible to him. And no wonder, for genuine liberty demands of its votaries a quality he lacks completely, and that is courage. The man who loves it must be willing to fight for it; blood, said Jefferson, is its natural manure. More, he must be able to endure it-an even more arduous business. Liberty means self-reliance, it means resolution, it means enterprise, it means the capacity for doing without."

H.L. Mencken

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