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Henry Steele Commager - Quotes

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The fact is that censorship always defeats its own purpose, for it creates, in the end, the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion. ---->>>

Censorship always defeats it own purpose, for it creates in the end the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

It's awfully hard to be the son of a great man and also of a half-crazy woman. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-25, 1902
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Die: 06-21, 1998
Occupation: Historian
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Henry Steele Commager (October 25, 1902 – March 2, 1998) was an American historian. As one of the most active and prolific liberal intellectuals of his time, with 40 books and 700 essays and reviews, he helped define modern liberalism in the United States. In the 1940s and 1950s, Commager was noted for his campaigns against McCarthyism and other abuses of government power (wikipedia)