Joseph Allen Quote

“The burning of an author’s books, imprisonment for opinion’s sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time.”

~ Joseph Allen

Massachusetts Constitutional Convention, 1788

Ratings and Comments

DanOfAction, Buena Park

What I liked about this quote is that it it conveys how people censorship things during events in history and how it foreshadows things.

Mike, Norwalk

I like it a lot. Demigods now declare hate speech and / or misinformation anything that is even slightly contrary to the new woke dogma.

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown

I don't support burning an intelligent individual's books or imprisoning them.


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