And here's another quote by Dorothy Thompson, one I found by chance:
When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered.
Here's the European version:
When liberty is taken away by force it can only be restored by multilateral diplomacy, by treaties and by concessions. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it will be recovered because of the good will of dictators.
I'd rather go with Dorothy Thompson's version...
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Friday, January 28, 2005
You won't be able to tell the difference, really. (No, it's not Memorex). Here's my favorite bit from the end of his post: