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A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The law ...
The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight.
We could not well camp higher, for want of fuel; and the trees here seemed so evergreen and sappy, that we almost doubted if they ...
Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who ...
An orchard, good tillage, good grounds, seem a fixture, like a gold mine, or a river, to a citizen; but to a large farmer, not muc ...
We live in a very low state of the world, and pay unwilling tribute to government founded on force. There is not, among the most r ...
The question is often heard, "What is to become of the man ... who, having been Chief Magistrate of the Republic retires at the en ...
The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are ...
I must make the important distinction between the rebel and the revolutionary. One is in ineradicable opposition to the other. The ...
Republics demanded virtue. Monarchies could rely on coercion and "dazzling splendor" to suppress self-interest or factions; republ ...
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