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In all the changes to which you may be invited , remember that time and habit are
at least as necessary to fix the true character of governments as of other human
institutions , that experience is the surest standard by which to test the real ...
This spirit , unfortunately , is inseparable from our nature , having its root in the
strongest passions of the human mind . It exists under different shapes in all
governments , more or less stifled , controlled , or d ; but in those of the popular
form it ...
A just estimate of that love of power and proneness to abuse it which
predominates in the human heart is sufficient to satisfy us of the truth of this
position . The necessity of reciprocal checks in the exercise of political power , by
dividing and ...
In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism who should labor to subvert
these great pillars of human happiness , these firmest props of the duties of men
and citizens . The mere politician , equally with the pious man , ought to respect ...
The experiment , at least , is recommended by every sentiment which ennobles
human nature . Alas ! is it rendered impossible by its vices ? In the execution of
such a plan nothing is more essential than that permanent , inveterate antipathies
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