Wilhelm von Humboldt Quote: “Coercion may prevent many transgressions; but…”

Coercion may prevent many transgressions; but it robs even actions which are legal of a part of their beauty. Freedom may lead to many transgressions, but it lends even to vices a less ignoble form.

Wilhelm von Humboldt


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Name: Wilhelm von Humboldt
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Russian
Birthday: June 22, 1767
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