Talk:Henry Steele Commager

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Introduction uses bullets for no good reason ~ MosheZadka (Talk) 16:14, 8 December 2005 (UTC)

This appears to have been taken care of. ~ Ningauble (talk) 15:44, 18 August 2013 (UTC)

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  • "Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive."
  • "If our democracy is to flourish, it must have criticism; if our government is to function it must have dissent."
  • "Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them."
  • "Censorship always defeats its own purpose, for it creates in the end the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion."
  • Henry S. Commager said that the US Constitution was the best chance for political freedom, calling it a "perfect blueprint."