James Cooper

James Cooper

American writer, historian
Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind and of a good tone of breeding. It is a quality that belongs equally to the honest ;man and to the gentleman.More James Cooper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As for bread, I count that for nothin'. We always have bread and potatoes enough; but I hold a family to be in a desperate way when the mother can see the bottom of the pork barrel. Give me children that's raised on good sound pork afore all the game in the country. Game's good as a relish and so's bread; but pork is the staff of life... My children I calkerlate to bring up on pork with just as much bread and butter as they want.More James Cooper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving the citizen as much freedom of action and of being as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.More James Cooper quotes [10/04/2011 11:10:11]
It is the besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which the masses of men exhibit their tyranny. More James Cooper quotes [10/04/2011 11:10:36]
The minority of a country is never known to agree, except in its efforts to reduce and oppress the majority.More James Cooper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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