A Quote by Claude Adrien Helvetius on books, certainty, insults, nations, reading, and slavery

To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.

Claude Adrien Helvetius (1715 - 1771)

Source: De L'Homme, Vol. 1, sec. 4.

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