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Every political system is an accumulation of habits, customs, prejudices, and principles that have survived a long process of tria ...
As debate is rare in the House of Representatives, since nearly all real business is done in the committees, it is very natural th ...
The Englishman, hidden behind his hedge or wall, is not interested in his neighbor's house, and the idea of wanting to read about ...
... patriotism cannot go back to an innocent time before the murderous excesses of twentieth-century nationalism.
I've been complimented for my scorekeeping, and sometimes it's hard to tell whether it's a backhanded compliment or not. Are the m ...
A second-class mind dealing with third-class material is hardly a necessity of life.
Republics demanded virtue. Monarchies could rely on coercion and "dazzling splendor" to suppress self-interest or factions; republ ...
A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flower ...
The Law of Triviality ... briefly stated, it means that the time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to ...
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. General recognition of this fact is shown in the proverbial phra ...
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