Quotation by George Berkeley

Of all men living [priests] are our greatest enemies. If it were possible, they would extinguish the very light of nature, turn the world into a dungeon, and keep mankind for ever in chains and darkness.
George Berkeley (1685–1753), Irish bishop, philosopher. Alciphron, in "Alciphron: or the Minute Philosopher," dial. 1, sect. 3, p. 35, The Works of George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne, eds. A. Luce and T. Jessop, London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. (1948-1957).
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