Others as quotable as young Monsieur Trudeau

Historical figures' words offered up in response to those of Quebec MP

Re: Young people are frustrated because they care: Trudeau (News, March 16)

In response to Justin Trudeau’s statement that “the simplest way to effect change is to get out and vote,” I only have three quotes:

“How fortunate for the rulers that the people do not think.” (Adolf Hitler)

“If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.” (Emma Goldman, Lithuanian activist)

“Without political education, the sovereign people is like a child playing with fire and constantly endangering the home.” (Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, father of the Swiss education system)

Dean Helm

Victoria