Auberon Herbert

Auberon Herbert

If you tie a man's hands there is nothing moral about his not committing murder.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]
Every tax or rate, forcibly taken from an unwilling person, is immoral and oppressive.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 government half a century ago had provided us with all our dinners and breakfasts, it would be the practice of our orators today to assume the impossibility of our providing for ourselves.More Auberon Herbert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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