Quotes and Passages From the World's Greatest ThinkersBook - 2003
What values do we take for granted until they are threatened? Edited by Leonard Roy Frank,Freedomoffers more than 500 passages and quotations about ideals such as free speech, democracy, and human rights. "Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it." -- Samuel Johnson "Self-criticism is the secret weapon of democracy." -- Adlai Stevenson "Human beings have a right to invent themselves; when that right is pre-empted, it is called brainwashing." -- Germaine Greer With insights from politicians, entertainers, philosophers, CEOs, and others,Freedomaddresses topics such as class, race, war, trust, and the meaning of freedom post-September 11th.
Publisher: New York : Random House Reference, c2003.
Characteristics: iv, 266 p. ;,18 cm.