As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered, notwithstanding the constant loss.
Romanticism has never been properly judged. Who was there to judge it? The critics!
Life is the farce which everyone has to perform.
Washington’s defeat in 1754 was followed by active military preparations on both sides.
Morality is the weakness of the brain.
More emphasis was thus thrown upon the local governments than in England.
The participation of the people in their own government was the more significant, because the colonies actually had what England only seemed to have, – three departments of government.
The quarrel of the sociologists with the historians is that the latter have learned so much about how to do it that they have forgotten what to do. They have become so skilled in finding facts that they have no use for the truths that would make the facts worth finding.
Capitalism is at least tolerable, which cannot be said of Socialism or Communism.
Defence was an afterthought, prompted by necessity; and its introduction as a State function, though effected doubtless with a view to the strengthening of the State, was really and in principle the initiation of the State’s destruction.