Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule.
I will lead my people by the hand along the road until their feet are sure and they know the way. Then they may choose for themselves and rule themselves. Then my work will be done.
They can rule the world while they can persuade us our pain belongs in some order is death by famine worse than death by suicide, than a life of famine and suicide?
The very idea of law originates in men’s natural rights. There is no other standard, than natural rights, by which civil law can be measured. Law has always been the name of that rule or principle of justice, which protects those rights. Thus we speak of natural law.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Under the rule of a repressive whole, liberty can be made into a powerful instrument of domination.
May peace rule the universe, may peace rule in kingdoms and empires, may peace rule in states and in the lands of the potentates, may peace rule in the house of friends and may peace also rule in the house of enemies.
The uneducated person perceives only the individual phenomenon, the partly educated person the rule, and the educated person the exception.
China is on a march toward rule of law and democracy.
Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.