Quote of the Day 2-5-15 (Thomas Carlyle)

Posted: February 5, 2015 in Civil Liberties
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Thomas Carlyle

“He who first shortened the labour of Copyists by device of Movable Types was disbanding hired Armies, and cashiering most Kings and Senates, and creating a whole new Democratic world; he had invented the Art of Printing.”

–Thomas Carlyle, Sartor Rosartus

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Quoted in The Heretic’s Handbook of Quotations

Front cover of "The Heretic's Handbook of Quotations

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