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A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, ...
To be attached to the subdivision, to love the little platoon we belong to in society, is the first principle (the germ as it were ...
The power of perpetuating our property in our families is one of the most valuable and interesting circumstances belonging to it, ...
The science of constructing a commonwealth, or renovating it, or reforming it, is, like every other experimental science, not to b ...
But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extingu ...
We know, and it is our pride to know, that man is by his constitution a religious animal.
By this unprincipled facility of changing the state as often, and as much, and in as many ways as there are floating fancies or fa ...
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