The average man does not want to be free

Jan 28, 2020, 1:32 PM

—“Who was it that said something to the affect “most men I don’t want freedom, but rather would have just masters.”—Peter Vey

Sallust (86-ca. 35 B.C.), or Gaius Sallustius Crispus, was a Roman statesman and historian. Rejecting the annalistic method of writing history, he concentrated with improved accuracy and narrative technique on critical stages in the decline of the Roman Republic

—“The average man does not want to be free. He simply wants to be safe.”— Henry Louis Mencken

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