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Página 100 - The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs or impede their efforts to obtain it.
Página 103 - To him that hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Página 77 - Rousseau. In truth, they all resemble him. His blood they transfuse into their minds and into their manners. Him they study ; him they meditate ; him they turn over in all the time they can spare from the laborious mischief of the day, or the debauches of the night.
Página 103 - I should find it difficult to resist the conclusion, that however the labourer has derived benefit from the cheapness of manufactured commodities, and from many inventions of common utility, he is much inferior in ability to support a family, to his ancestors three or four centuries ago.
Página 75 - It is impossible to express or imagine the enthusiasm of this nation in his favour ; ... no person ever so much engaged their attention as Rousseau. Voltaire and everybody else are quite eclipsed by him.
Página 70 - Trouver une forme d'association qui défende et protège de toute la force commune la personne et les biens de chaque associé, et par laquelle chacun, s'unissant à tous, n'obéisse pourtant qu'à lui-même, et reste aussi libre qu'auparavant!
Página 1 - ... that government is always either in the hands, or passing into the hands, of whatever is the strongest power in society, and that what this power is, does not depend on institutions, but institutions on it : that any general theory or philosophy of politics supposes a previous theory of human progress, and that this is the same thing with a philosophy of history.
Página 191 - Was any of Napoleon's officers likely to resist such an appeal ? " Let us throw the lawyers into the river," responded Lefebvre. It needs only to be added that Bernadotte, Jourdan, and Augereau were the only officers of note whose absence from the review attracted attention.
Página 450 - Finally, in the Chamber of Deputies, when the vigorous protest of Garibaldi seemed likely to put an end to the whole transaction, confidence was restored only when Count Cavour assured the deputies that " the vote should be absolutely free " (pienamente libero). And yet, in view of all these most solemn assurances, what have we seen ? Italian troops removed and French troops put in their places ; all the important civil offices filled with Frenchmen, or men committed to the support of the French...
Página 272 - You do not know the virtues of your city, What pushing force they have : some popular chief. More noisy than the rest, but cries halloo, And in a trice, the bellowing herd come out ; The gates are...

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