Auberon Herbert

Auberon Herbert

There never yet has been a great system sustained by force under which all the best faculties of men have not slowly withered.More Auberon Herbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How can an act done under compulsion have any moral element in it, seeing that what is moral is the free act of an intelligent being?More Auberon Herbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If we cannot by reason, by influence, by example, by strenuous effort, and by personal sacrifice, mend the bad places of civilization, we certainly cannot do it by force.More Auberon Herbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And what sort of philosophical doctrine is thi - that numbers confer unlimited rights, that they take from some persons all rights over themselves, and vest these rights in others.More Auberon Herbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The career of a politician mainly consists in making one part of the nation do what it does not want to do, in order to please and satisfy the other part of the nation. It is the prolonged sacrifice of the rights of some persons at the bidding and for the satisfaction of other persons. The ruling idea of the politician - stated rather bluntly - is that those who are opposed to him exist for the purpose of being made to serve his ends, if he can get power enough in his hands to force these ends upon them.More Auberon Herbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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