Posts Tagged ‘Majority Rule’

Rudolf Rocker“He who declares the common will to be the absolute sovereign and yields to it unlimited power over all members of the community, sees in freedom nothing more than the duty to obey the law and to submit to the common will. For him the thought of dictatorship has lost its terror.”

–Rudolf Rocker, Nationalism and Culture

“To believe in majority rule as an unqualified principle is to believe that might is right.”

–Charles T. Sprading, Freedom and its Fundamentals

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Quoted in The Heretic’s Handbook of Quotations

Front cover of "The Heretic's Handbook of Quotations