Liberty and the Great Libertarians: An Anthology on Liberty, a Hand-book of Freedom

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Charles T. Sprading
For the author, 1913 - Libertarianism - 540 pages
 

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Contents

I
11
II
33
III
60
IV
74
V
82
VI
93
VII
105
VIII
118
XVIII
258
XIX
272
XX
291
XXI
313
XXII
334
XXIII
359
XXIV
382
XXV
398

IX
142
X
154
XI
160
XII
168
XIII
174
XIV
191
XV
210
XVI
236
XVII
253
XXVI
416
XXVII
424
XXVIII
442
XXIX
458
XXX
472
XXXI
487
XXXII
494
XXXIII
501
XXXIV
530

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Page 154 - I will be as harsh as truth, and as uncompromising as justice. On this subject, I do not wish to think, or speak, or write, with moderation.
Page 144 - Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. Society is a joint-stock company, in which the members agree, for the better securing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs. Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.
Page 82 - All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God.
Page 136 - These are good reasons for remonstrating with him, or reasoning with him, or persuading him, or entreating him, but not for compelling him, or visiting him with any evil in case he do otherwise.
Page 285 - I do know him A gentleman, that well deserves a help, Which he shall have: I'll pay the debt, and free him.
Page 43 - They are slaves who fear to speak For the fallen and the weak ; They are slaves who will not choose Hatred, scoffing, and abuse, Rather than in silence shrink From the truth they needs must think ; They are slaves who dare not be In the right with two or three.
Page 209 - There will never be a really free and enlightened State until the State comes to recognize the individual as a higher and independent power, from which all its own power and authority are derived, and treats him accordingly.
Page 254 - This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it.
Page 202 - I do not hesitate to say, that those who call themselves Abolitionists should at once effectually withdraw their support, both in person and property, from the government of Massachusetts, and not wait till they constitute a majority of one, before they suffer the right to prevail through them. I think that it is enough if they have God on their side, without waiting for that other one. Moreover, any man more right than his neighbors constitutes a majority of one already.
Page 155 - Pharisees a council and said, "What do we? For this man doeth many miracles. If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him, and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.

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