Clinton Rossiter

Clinton Rossiter

Dictatorship played a decisive role in the North's successful effort to maintain the Union by force of arms...one man was the government of the United States...Lincoln was a great dictator....This great constitutional dictator was self appointed.More Clinton Rossiter quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An annual or frequent choice of Magistrates, who in a year, or in a few years, are again left upon a level with their neighbors, is most likely to prevent usurpation and tyranny ... If rulers know that they shall in short period of time, be again out of power, and ... may be liable to be called to account for misconduct, it will guard them against maladministration.More Clinton Rossiter quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The most momentous fact about the pattern of American politics is that we live under a persistent, obdurate, one might almost say tyrannical, two-party system. We have the Republicans and we have the Democrats, and we have almost no one else, no other strictly political aggregate that amounts to a corporal's guard in the struggle for power.More Clinton Rossiter quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The final greatness of the presidency lies in the truth that it is not just an office of incredible power but a breeding ground of indestructible myth.More Clinton Rossiter quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is "no happiness without liberty, no liberty without self-government, no self-government without constitutionalism, no constitutionalism without morality--and none of these great goods without stability and order.More Clinton Rossiter quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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