It is self-evident that no number of men, by conspiring, and calling themselves a government, can acquire any rights whatever over other men, or other men’s property, which they had not before, as individuals.
Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.
The urge to dominion is God-given and is basic to the nature of man. An aspect of this dominion is property.
In America there are none poor, and none even that can be called peasants. Each citizen has some property, and all citizens have the same rights as the richest individual, or landed proprietor, in the country.
Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.
It was one of the compromises of the Constitution that the slave property in the Southern States should be recognized as property throughout the United States.
Labor diligently to increase your property.
Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own.
For me, the most important and distinguishing property of new media is interactivity. But how many people can actually create interactive games, animations, or simulations? Not very many. So, in my mind, very few people are truly literate with new media.
Content zips around the Internet thanks to code – programming code. And code is subject to intellectual property laws.