William Kingdon CliffordWilliam Kingdon Clifford, (1845-1879) English mathematician, philosopher

William Kingdon Clifford Quote

“There is one thing in the world more wicked than the desire to command, and that is the will to obey.”

William Kingdon CliffordWilliam Kingdon Clifford
~ William Kingdon Clifford


Ratings and Comments


E Archer, NYC

The enemies of Freedom are those that acquiesce to servitude in exchange for (a little) security.

Patrick Henry, Red Hill

It is the will of the noblest among us to command well only themselves. 

A Noble Sovereign is at Liberty to subject himself or herself to Virtuous Authority, in service to a Higher Purpose, without relinquishing his or her personal sovereignty.

Mike, Norwalk

Ahhh yes, a focused observation of the occupying statist theocracy infesting this land's doting patrons (obedient helots, serfs and slaves all). There is no greater enemy to said obedient patron than an individual sovereign that loves liberty, rights, natural law and justice. (If it is practical, easier or mandatory to obey, then all must obey  NOT) 

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