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Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.
Every individual necessarily labours to render the annual revenue of the society as great as he can. He generally, indeed, neither ...
That wealth and greatness are often regarded with the respect and admiration which are due only to wisdom and virtue; and that the ...
Great ambition, the desire of real superiority, of leading and directing, seems to be altogether peculiar to man, and speech is th ...
The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is co ...
I have given the best of myself and the best work of my life to help obtain political freedom for women, knowing that upon this re ...
Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no l ...
The defiance of established authority, religious and secular, social and political, as a world-wide phenomenon may well one day be ...
When we were told that by freedom we understood free enterprise, we did very little to dispel this monstrous falsehood.... Wealth ...
The heritage of the American Revolution is forgotten, and the American government, for better and for worse, has entered into the ...
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