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So long as war is the main business of nations, temporary despotism--despotism during the campaign--is indispensable.
Under a Presidential government, a nation has, except at the electing moment, no influence; it has not the ballot-box before it; i ...
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
I have simplified my politics into an utter detestation of all existing governments; and, as it is the shortest and most agreeable ...
The revolutionary government is the despotism of liberty against tyranny.
France was long a despotism tempered by epigrams.
Only the history of free peoples is worth our attention; the history of men under a despotism is merely a collection of anecdotes.
And hereby hangs a moral highly applicable to our own trustee-ridden universities, if to nothing else. If we really wanted liberty ...
Strange is this alien despotism of Sleep which takes two persons lying in each other's arms & separates them leagues, continents, ...
Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
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