Oct 042014

“He had discovered mankind’s tragedy:
that it can draw the blueprint of goodness but it cannot live up to them.”

– The Proud Tower

“How small of all that human hearts endure
That part which laws or kings can cause or cure!”

– Samuel Johnson

“No laws, however stringent, can make the idle industrious,
the thriftless provident, or the drunken sober.”

– Samuel Smiles

“One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope
that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.”

– Thomas Reed

“Let all men know how empty and worthless is the power of kings…”

– Cnut, King of England

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