Justice is the object of government, and those who support the government, must be agreed as to the justice to be executed by it, or they cannot rightfully unite in maintaining the government itself.
It is an absolute and virtually divine perfection to know how to enjoy our being rightfully.
Majorities and minorities cannot rightfully be taken at all into account in deciding questions of justice.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.