Abbie Hoffman Quote

You measure democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.


Tikkun (July-August 1989); also quoted in The Best Liberal Quotes Ever : Why the Left is Right (2004) by William P. Martin, p. 51.

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You measure democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.

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You measure democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.

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You measure democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.

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You measure democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.