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Those who reason most illogically, State their views most demagogically. - Sumner A. Ingmark


Justice is a commodity which in a more or less adulterated condition the State sells to the citizen as a reward for his allegiance, taxes and personal service. - Ambrose Bierce


A well-ordered society would be one where the State only had a negative action, comparable to that of a rudder: a light pressure at the right moment to counteract the first suggestion of any loss of equilibrium. - Margaret Thatcher


A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation. - Edmund Burke


While Europe's eye is fix'd on mighty things, The fate of empires and the fall of kings; While quacks of State must each produce his plan, And even children lisp the Rights of Man; Amid this mighty fuss just let me mention, The Rights of Woman merit some attention. - Robert Burns


The State must follow, and not lead, the character and progress of the citizen. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State 'What does it matter to me?' the State may be given up for lost. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Love, the strongest and deepest element in all life, the harbinger of hope, of joy, of ecstasy; love, the definer of all laws, of all conventions; love, the freest, the most powerful molder of human destiny; how can such an all-compelling force be synonymous with that poor little State and Church-begotten weed, marriage? - Emma Goldman


Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey the laws too well. - Ralph Waldo Emerson