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Yes, Ron Paul quoted, as he states in his book, but his quote...

... will no doubt go down in history as the most famous rendition of that phrase.

There are others to whom is attributed this same concept in their literary works:

“Speaking the Truth in times of universal deceit is a revolutionary act."
~ George Orwell

Victor Hugo, and many others.