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" I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise THEIR CONTROL WITH A WHOLESOME DISCRETION, THE REMEDY IS NOT TO TAKE IT FROM THEM, BUT TO INFORM THEIR DISCRETION... "
Inquiry into the origin and course of Political Parties - Page 349
by Martin Van Buren - 1867
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...putrefaction — food for worms." J. Adams. 25 "I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of society, but the people themselves : and if we think...them, but to inform their discretion by education." Jefferson. 26 "Without knowledge, the blessings of liberty cannot be fully enjoyed, or long preserved."...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...putrefaction — food for worms." J. Adams. 25 " I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of society, but the people themselves : and if we think...them, but to inform their discretion by education." Jefferson. 26 "Without knowledge, the blessings of liberty cannot be fully enjoyed, or long preserved."...
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Putnam's Monthly, Volume 10

...system of law, constitute their particular department. — When the legislative or executive functiona" quite dangerous enough. I know no safe depository...education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitntional power. " Pardon me, sir, for this difference of opinion ; my personal interest in such...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Correspondence, cont. Reports and opinions ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854
...criminal action, forming the great mass of the system of law, constitute their particular department. When the legislative or executive functionaries act...true corrective of abuses of constitutional power. Pardon me, Sir, for this difference of opinion. My personal interest in such questions is entir.- y...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Correspondence, contin. Reports and ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854
...criminal action, forming the great mass of the system of law, constitute their particular department. When the legislative or executive functionaries act...true corrective of abuses of constitutional power. Pardon me, Sir, for this difference of opinion. My personal interest in such questions is entirely...
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The Standard Fourth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1855 - 336 pages
...possible that one may know himself." — CHAMBERS. 13. I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of society but the people themselves ; and if we think...them, but to inform their discretion by education. — THOMAS JEFFERSON. 14. A clergyman was once accosted by a doctor, a professed unbeliever in religion,...
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The Standard First[-fifth] Reader ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857
...safe depository of the ultimate powers of society but the people themselves ; and if we think Hhcm not enlightened enough to exercise their control with...them, but to inform their discretion by education. — THOMAS JEFFERSON. 14. A clergyman was once accosted by a doctor, a professed unbeliever in religion,...
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Putnam's Monthly, Volume 10

1857
...criminal action, forming the great mass of the system of law, constitute their particular department. — When the legislative or executive functionaries act...true corrective of abuses of constitutional power. '• Pardon me, sir, for this difference of opinion ; my personal interest in such questions is entirely...
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The Standard Fourth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857 - 336 pages
...possible that one may know himself." — CHAMBERS. 13. I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of society but the people themselves; and if we think...them, but to inform their discretion by education. — THOMAS JEFFERSON. 14. A clergyman was once accosted by a doctor, a professed unbeliever in religion,...
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Inquiry Into the Origin and Course of Political Parties in the United States

Martin Van Buren - Political parties - 1867 - 436 pages
...the people themselves ; and if \vc think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with n wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it...discretion by education. This is the true corrective of ahases of constitutional power." Nor have the people been slow to exert their powers to reform abuses...
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