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Though oppression may give rise to violent and repeated outbreaks, like the convulsions of a man in pain, it cannot mature a settled purpose and plan of regeneration, unless a new notion of happiness is joined to the sense of present evil.
Power tends to corrupt, but absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.
Those who have more power are liable to sin more; no theorem in geometry is more certain than this.
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of the security enjoyed by minorities.
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
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