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|Presents a groundbreaking investigation into the origins of morality at the core of religion and politics, offering scholarly insight into the motivations behind cultural clashes that are polarizing America.|
|QuotationsBook.com. - Johnson, Ben The advice that is wanted is commonly not |
welcome and that which is not wanted, evidently an effrontery. ... La
Rochefoucauld, Francois De The one thing people are the most liberal with, is
|from QuotationsBook.com We may give advice, but not the sense to use it. - La |
Rochefoucauld, Francois De Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice. -
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De The one thing people are the most liberal with, ...
|There is scarcely any one of the Acts done in Jamaica accurately stated ; most of |
the dates are inaccurate ; the ... And if there is one thing which the people of
Jamaica would deem more offensive and more insulting than another, ... They
have no powers and no other functions than Councillors of the Governor, who
may follow their advice or not as he pleases. ... The inhabitants of Trinidad are
very properly endeavouring to obtain something more liberal than such a
mockery of freedom.
|I think that would be good advice. ... To secure good administration is one thing, |
and a good thing in itself, but good government can never be substituted for ... of
Parliament will probably be mainly occupied by certain great questions — social
questions for the most part — which call ... He was demanding — he and his
friends have been demanding for some time — a programme from the Liberals,
and as ...
|But, speaking for myself, I have something more to say. f, as is probable, this |
contingency should arise, if the actual basis of taxation is found to be too narrow,
and it be our duty to broaden it, in my judgment the necessary food of the people
should be the last thing made the subject of any such burden. ... The
Commissioners did not agree—they hardly ever do—except upon one thing, that
an increased portion of the ... “Lord Salisbury ignores Mr. Balfour's opinion and
rejects his advice.
|Leo Strauss, in a memorable remark, noted that we are lucky if more than one or |
two great minds are alive in the generations during which we are ourselves alive.
... There are people who know what is without ever having read a book. ... There
are few university programs that do not in some manner at least hint at the notion
of general or liberal education. ... And if some things more important than others,
how do we go about deciding which things are more worthy of knowledge?
|Thomas Carlyle was very far from being an ally of Cobden, nor was he often |
found in sympathy with Liberal ideas, and the ... repeatedly, upon “abrogation of
the bread tax ” as the one thing needful which Parliament could do, and ought to
do, ... In “ Chartism,” justice for the people was demanded from a strong
Government, and the paramount phase of justice then ... presentation copy of his
“ Cromwell's Letters” to Sir Robert Peel, accompanied by a most careful letter,
which belongs ...
|our secondary public-school system is one 'of the people and for the"people\ and |
the best interests of our democratic life demand that we ... years ago one hundred
and fifty-nine eighth grade pupils in our schools were asked among other things
to give their choice of a life work. ... girls into higher grades of school work and
the advice they need most is that which will cause them to remain longer in
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