Quotation by George Berkeley

To me it seems that liberty and virtue were made for each other. If any man wish to enslave his country, nothing is a fitter preparative than vice; and nothing leads to vice so surely as irreligion.
George Berkeley (1685–1753), Irish bishop, philosopher. Crito, in "Alciphron: or the Minute Philosopher," dial. 2, sect. 24, p. 104, 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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