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" Governments, like clocks, go from the motion men give them; and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ruined too. Wherefore governments rather depend upon men, than men upon governments. "
An Impartial History of the Present War in America: Containing an Account of ... - Seite 286
von James Murray - 1780
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Band 7

1855
...go from the motion men give them ; and as Governments are made ami moved by men, so by them are they ruined too. Wherefore Governments rather depend upon...upon Governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad. If it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be ever so good,...
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Republican landmarks: the views and opinons of American statesmen on foreign ...

John Philip Sanderson - 1856 - 367 Seiten
...the Preface to the Constitution of Pennsylvania ; " and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ruined too. Wherefore governments...upon governments. Let men be good and the government cannot be bad. If it be evil, they will cure it." In the language of Sir William Jones, men, high-minded...
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Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Band 1

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - 1864
..."Governments, Kke clocks, go from the motion men give them ; and, as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ruined too. Wherefore, governments...upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad ; if it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be ever so good,...
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The New Englander

1871
...between the character of laws and the character of those who make them, was summed up in these words: " Governments rather depend upon men, than men upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad; if it be ill, they will cure it But if men be bad, let the government be never so good,...
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A Practical Treatise on Labor

Hendrick Bradley Wright - 1871 - 405 Seiten
...Governments, like clocks, go from the motion men " give them, so by them they are ruined too. Where" fore governments rather depend upon men, than men "upon governments. Let men be good, and thegovern" ment cannot be bad ; if it be ill, they will cure it. " But if men be bad, let the government...
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Peace Principles Exemplified in the Early History of Pennsylvania

Samuel Mcpherson Janney - 1876 - 169 Seiten
...and the people are a party to those laws ; and more than this is tyranny, oligarchy or confusion." "Governments rather depend upon men, than men upon governments. Let men be good and the government cannot be bad. If it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be ever so good,...
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Band 43

1919
...Governments are made and moved by Men, so by them they are ruined too. Wherefore Governments rather depend on Men, than Men upon Governments. Let Men be good, and the Government cannot be bad; if it be ill, they will cure it. But if Men be bad, let the Government be never so good,...
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Charter to William Penn, and Laws of the Province of Pennsylvania: Passed ...

Pennsylvania - 1879 - 614 Seiten
...men give them, and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ru- Preface, ined too. Wherefore governments rather depend upon men,...upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad ; if it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so...
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Passages from the Life and Writings of William Penn

Thomas Pym Cope - 1882 - 512 Seiten
...do well enough ; and story tells us that the best in ill ones can do nothing that is great and good. Wherefore, governments rather depend upon men than...upon governments. Let men be good and the government cannot be bad. If it be ill they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so good,...
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Passages from the Life and Writings of William Penn, Collected by the Editor ...

William Penn - 1882 - 512 Seiten
...do well enough ; and story tells us that the best in ill ones can do nothing that is great and good. Wherefore, governments rather depend upon men than...upon governments. Let men be good and the government cannot be bad. If it be ill they will cure it. Bat if men be bad, let the government be never so good,...
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