Elections, especially of representatives and counselors, should be annual, there not being in the whole circle of the sciences a maxim more infallible than this,

"Elections, especially of representatives and counselors, should be annual, there not being in the whole circle of the sciences a maxim more infallible than this, "where annual elections end, there slavery begins." These great men ... should be (chosen) once a year-Like bubbles on the sea of matter bourne, they rise, they break, and to the sea return. This will teach them the great political virtues of humility, patience, and moderation, without which every man in power becomes a ravenous beast of prey."

Facebook Twitter Google Digg Reddit LinkedIn Pinterest StumbleUpon Email
More quotes by:

John Adams

Humility, Men, Political, Slavery, Election, Beast, Virtue, Moderation, Break, Teach, Chosen, Circles, Ends, Matter, Prey, Return, Should, Sea, Years,




Privacy, Terms & DMCA | Contact
Copyright © 2015, Like Success, All rights reserved.