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" Society is produced by our wants, and government by our wickedness; the former promotes our happiness ' positively by uniting our affections, the latter negatively by restraining our vices. The one encourages intercourse, the other creates distinctions.... "
The Political Works of Thomas Paine: Secretary for Foreign Affairs to the ... - Página 139
por Thomas Paine - 1826 - 425 páginas
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The Pocket Book of Patriotism

Jonathan Foreman - 2005 - 96 páginas
...hang separately." BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AT THE SIGNING OF THE DECLARATION 1776 Tom Fkine's Common Sense: I "Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one." 1776 American victories at Ticonderoga, Trenton, Princeton; defeats at New York 24 ABROAD 1 776 Execution...
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The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

Sean Wilentz - 2006 - 1044 páginas
...vices. The one encourages intercourse, the other creates distinctions. . . . Society is in every state a blessing, but government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil. For Paine, government was rife with opportunities for the privileged few to oppress the many. Accordingly,...
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Of Thee I Speak: A Collection of Patriotic Quotes, Essays, and Speeches

Steven Fantina - 2006 - 240 páginas
...will ever bring out of the Presidency the reputation which carries him into it.— Thomas Jefferson Society in every state is a blessing, but government,...necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.— Thomas Paine 145 The right to vote is not just any ordinary right — it is the essential, defining...
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Dopo la certezza: il diritto in equilibrio tra giustizia e democrazia

Gianluigi Palombella - 2006 - 248 páginas
...difficile concepire, a loro 15 TH. PAINE, Common Sense (1776), Dover Publications, Mineola 1997, p. 3. [«Society in every state is a blessing, but government even in its best state is but a necessary evil [...]. Government like dress is thè badge of lost innocence; thè palaces of kings are built on thè...
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Liberty: God's Gift to Humanity

Chana B. Cox - 2006 - 285 páginas
...primary reason for existence is to coerce obedience to natural law. As Tom Paine puts it in Common Sense, "Society in every state is a blessing, but Government,...even in its best state, is but a necessary evil." Government coercion always represents a threat to liberty and in particular to that most important...
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Political Theory

VD Mahajan - 2006 - 910 páginas
...have a limited scope and sphere of functions. To quote him. "While society in any state is a blessing, government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil: in its worst state, an intolerable one". Nock According to Nock, the power of the state is not original but derived from the power of society....
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Get Out of Our House: Revolution! : a New Plan for Selecting Representatives

Tim Cox - 2007 - 291 páginas
...spending that is out of control, and issues the government will not resolve. Thomas Paine warned us, "Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one." George Washington expressed the same sentiment when he said, "Government is not reason, it is not eloquence,...
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America's Survival Guide

Michael Warren - 2007 - 236 páginas
...American sentiment of robust skepticism regarding the role of the government in the Social Compact: [G]overnment even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one . . . Government, like dress, is the badge of lost innocence; the palaces of the kings are built on...
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The Best-laid Plans: How Government Planning Harms Your Quality of Life ...

Randal O'Toole - 2007 - 416 páginas
...recent attitude. Before the Great Depression, most Americans agreed with Thomas Paine's statement, "Government even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one."9 "A government in which the majority rule in all cases cannot be based on justice," said Henry...
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The American Identity and Self-Understanding

Christian Bacher - 2007 - 28 páginas
...year, when PAINE wrote that well-known phrase about the state and its representing government that is 'even in its best state is but a necessary evil in its worst state an intolerable one" (PAINE 1776, SI). Therefore the experience of authority and colonial capriciousness ought not to return...
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