Obey this may be right but beware of reverence. Government is nothing but regulated force force is its appropriate claim upon your attention. It is the business of individuals to persuade the tendency of concentrated strength, is only to give consistency and permanence to an influence more compendious than persuasion.
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Above all we should not forget that government is an evil, a usurpation upon the private judgement and individual conscience of mankind.
The diligent scholar is he that loves himself, and desires to have reason to applaud and love himself.
God himself has no right to be a tyrant.
In cases where every thing is understood, and measured, and reduced to rule, love is out of the question.
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