Edward Gibbon Quotes on Power (2 Quotes)
- The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive.
- But the power of instruction is seldom of much efficacy, except in those happy dispositions where it is almost superfluous.
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