Richard Cobden Quote
Born: June 3, 1804
Died: April 2, 1865 (aged 60)
Bio: Richard Cobden was a British manufacturer and Radical and Liberal statesman, associated with John Bright in the formation of the Anti-Corn Law League as well as with the Cobden Chevalier Treaty. He has been called he greatest classical-liberal thinker on international affairs by libertarian writer Ralph Raico.
Quote of the day
“Genius is, to be sure, not a matter of arbitrariness, but rather of freedom, just as wit, love, and faith, which once shall become arts and disciplines. We should demand genius from everybody, without, however, expecting it.”