quotes tagged with 'selfgovernment'

Libertarianism is the philosophy which says that you can run your life better than the government can, and you have the right to be left alone in order to do it.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government freedom tyranny selfgovernment libertarian personalresponsibility anonymous 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The private actions of men which in no way offend public order or morality, nor injure a third party, are only reserved to God and are exempted from the authority of judges. No inhabitant of the Nation shall be obliged to perform what the law does not demand nor deprived of what it does not prohibit.

Author: unknown, Source: Section 19, Argentine ConstitutionSaved by ImaWriterIII in constitution tyranny selfgovernment unknown politicalpower argentina argentine personalresponsibility 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.

Author: Adam Smith, Source: Written in 1755Saved by dtbrewer in freedom prosperity selfgovernment market limited 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]
We base this whole experiment on man's ability to be governed by law.
Author: James Madison, Source: Federalist Paper 51Saved by richardkmiller in constitution law selfgovernment 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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