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|In this case you exercise the power that you have of staying; for you have this |
power, but not that of going out. Liberty, then, about which so many volumes have
been written is, when accurately defined, only the power of acting. In what sense
|Liberty, then, about which so many volumes have been written, is when |
accurately defined, only the power of acting. —Voltaire Whoever reasons rightly,
invents, and whoever desires to invent must be able to reason. Only those who
are not ...
|Voltaire Liberty, then, about which so many volumes have been written is, when |
accurately defined, only the power of acting. - Voltaire The true character of
liberty is independence, maintained by force. - Voltaire I disapprove of what you
|Lawyer the love ol liberty is the love of others- the love of power is the kwe of |
ourselves. William Hailltt ... Liberty, then, about which so many volumes have
been written is, when accurately defined, only the power of acting Voltaire.
Mortimer Jerome Adler, Charles Lincoln Van Doren - 1977 - Snippet view
|Whatever definition we may give of liberty, we should be careful to observe two |
requisite circumstances; first, that it be consistent with plain matter of ... Here then
is the advantage of definitions. ... The liberty about which so many volumes have
been written is, therefore, reduced to its accurate terms, only the power of acting.
|The Constitution of the United States has now been in operation nearly half a |
century, during which period many ... Mr. Webster, one of the ablest, as well us
the most distinguished of the party, has announced that he holds himself at liberty
to act as he ... It becomes necessary to show, that they who made the Constitution
, knew better the principles of government, than ... Executive power is not a thing
so well known, and so accurately defined, as that the written Constitution of a
|Hoffman describes the changing face of terrorism, probing new adversaries, new motivations and new methods that recently surfaced with an in-depth look "Inside Terrorism" of today.|
|Some have done this teaching unconsciously, many deliberately. ... The people |
of Great Britain have many ... demand that all peoples everywhere shall have
freedom and liberty, that “every arbitrary power anywhere” shall be destroyed? ...
men wrote is a thousand times more interesting and important than the things we
find written about them and their writings. ... of books are now selling handy
volumes composed of the best selections from men such as have been named
|To know the laws of the spiritual world, and to conform ourselves to them, gives |
us the glorious liberty of the sons of God. ... All the outward progress man has
made, all the inventions and discoveries which have given him such a dominion
over the world, have been ... Then he unfolds his powers easily and naturally. ...
really accurate philosophy of Christianity, aud regard vague -declamation as the
only admissible business of •our pulpit and ... This for the many; the few souls