Language Is A Virus

Algernon Sydney Quotes

Algernon Sydney Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Algernon Sydney
Type:
Politician
Nationality:
English
Birth year:

  • 1
    All the nations they had to deal with, had the same fate. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 2
    Everyone sees they cannot well live asunder, nor many together, without some rule to which all must submit. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 3
    Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed... to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 4
    No right can come by conquest, unless there were a right of making that conquest. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 5
    Such as have reason, understanding, or common sense, will, and ought to make use of it in those things that concern themselves and their posterity, and suspect the words of such as are interested in deceiving or persuading them not to see with their own eyes. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 6
    That is the best Government, which best provides for war. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 7
    The best Governments of the World have bin composed of Monarchy, Aristocracy, and Democracy. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 8
    The general revolt of a Nation cannot be called a Rebellion. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 9
    The truth is, man is hereunto led by reason which is his nature. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 10
    There may be a hundred thousand men in an army, who are all equally free; but they only are naturally most fit to be commanders or leaders, who most excel in the virtues required for the right performance of those offices. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 11
    This submission is a restraint of liberty, but could be of no effect as to the good intended, unless it were general; nor general, unless it were natural. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 12
    'Tis hard to comprehend how one man can come to be master of many, equal to himself in right, unless it be by consent or by force. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 13
    To depend upon the Will of a Man is Slavery. Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney
  • 14
    Who will wear a shoe that hurts him, because the shoe-maker tells him 'tis well made? Algernon_SydneyAlgernon Sydney