• Without security, civilization is cramped and dwarfed. Without security, there can be no freedom. Nor shall I say too much, when I declare that security, guarded of course by its offspring, freedom, is the true end and aim of government.

    Charles Sumner (1856). “Last Three Speeches on Kansas Ad Freedom: Feb. 7th, March 6th, and May 19th & 20th, 1856”, p.619
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