Here he is:
As such, you'd have thought he'd have been quite keen on politics. He certainly did give it a great deal of thought.
And what conclusion did he draw?
A magnificently detached one.
This is from a speech he gave to the New York Press Club in 1912.
The history of liberty is the history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it.
It's interesting, I think, that someone who believed that should have ended up a president.
Ah well...perhaps he changed his mind.
Word To Use Today: liberty. This word comes from the Old French liberté, from the Latin līber, free.