A. J. P. Taylor Quote

Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you to a University Chair. But all change in history, all advance, comes from the nonconformists. If there had been no trouble-makers, no Dissenters, we should still be living in caves.


"The Radical Tradition: Fox, Paine, and Cobbett", p. 14. - The Trouble Makers: Dissent over Foreign Policy, 1792-1939 (1957)

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