With the Germans, the sovereignty resided in the great assembly of the people.
Thus the liberties of Holland and Flanders waxed, daily, stronger.
Anyone who makes plans for after the revolution is a reactionary.
The communism of Marx seeks a strong state centralization, and where this exists, there the parasitic Jewish nation – which speculates upon the labor of people – will always find the means for its existence.
He who desires to worship God must harbor no childish illusions about the matter but bravely renounce his liberty and humanity.
Therefore, if God existed, only in one way could he serve human liberty – by ceasing to exist.
Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome, were united under one crown imperial. They had already been once united, in their slavery to Rome.
Even the most wretched individual of our present society could not exist and develop without the cumulative social efforts of countless generations.
Idealism is the despot of thought, just as politics is the despot of will.
This contradiction lies here: they wish God, and they wish humanity. They persist in connecting two terms which, once separated, can come together again only to destroy each other.