“There will never be a really free and enlightened State until the State comes to recognize the individual as a higher and independent power, from which…”

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“There will never be a really free and enlightened State until the State comes to recognize the individual as a higher and independent power, from which all its own power and authority are derived, and treats him accordingly.”

– Henry David Thoreau, writer, poet, philosopher, social activist, social critic, historian, from On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

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