Quote by: Claude Adrien Helvetius

To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves: such a prohibition ought to fill them with disdain.

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Author Bio

  • NameClaude Adrien Helvetius
  • DescriptionFrench philosopher
  • BornJanuary 26, 1715
  • DiedDecember 26, 1771
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Writer