quotes tagged with 'jameswilson'

It is the duty of parents to maintain their children decently, and according to their circumstances; to protect them according to the dictates of prudence; and to educate them according to the suggestions of a judicious and zealous regard for their usefulness, their respectability and happiness.

Author: James Wilson, Source: Lectures on Law, 1791Saved by ImaWriterIII in children family parents jameswilson 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The most important consequence of marriage is, that the husband and the wife become in law only one person...Upon this principle of union, almost all the other legal consequences of marriage depend. This principle, sublime and refined, deserves to be viewed and examined on every side.

Author: James Wilson, Source: Of the Natural Rights of Individuals, 1792Saved by ImaWriterIII in marriage jameswilson 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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