Principium Volume I, Book 2, Quote 228 and 229

Updated: Aug 6, 2020

228. [W]e moderns are dwarf’s standing on the shoulders of giants: we can see farther than our ancestors did only because we have the vast advantage of their experience and their reflection.

- Russell Kirk – The Roots of American Order, 1974

229. General peace and freedom are preserved by persuasion and discussion.

- Russell Kirk – The Roots of American Order, 1974


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