Government has the role of suiting people for freedom. People aren’t made for freedom spontaneously. There’s sort of a 19-year race between when people are born and when they become adults. And government has a role in making them, at the end of 19 years, suited to be upright, trustworthy repositories of popular sovereignty.
More George Will quotes :
Politics should share one purpose with religion: the steady emancipation of the individual through the education of his passions.George Will
Well, you know, the definition of second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.George Will
A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.George Will