Posted on May 19, 2011 at 1:39pm
"Liberty is the prevention of control by others.
This requires self-control and, therefore,
religious and spiritual influences;
education, knowledge, well-being."
-- Lord Acton
[John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton] (1834-1902), First Baron Acton of Aldenham
Source: Lord Acton, Selected Writings of Lord Acton: Essays in Religion, Politics, and Morality, ed. J. Rufus Fears, 3 vols. (Indianapolis: Liberty Classics, 1988), 3:490