• You cannot extend the mastery of government over the daily life of a people without somewhere making it master of people's souls and thoughts.... Every step in that direction poisons the very roots of liberalism. It poisons political equality, free speech, free press, and equality of opportunity. It is the road not to more liberty but to less liberty.

    United States. President (1929-1933 : Hoover), Herbert Hoover, United States. Office of the Federal Register (1974). “Herbert Hoover: Containing the public messages, speeches, and statements of the President”
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