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A Few Words About Authority

A Few Words About Authority

If US Citizens Don’t Talk About Authority Soon, the Authority Stolen by Rogue Government Agents Will Create Slaves Out of Them All.

Authority Quotes

”Society’s demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.”

John Adams

”Some who are too scrupulous to steal your possessions nevertheless see no wrong in tampering with your thoughts.”

Kahlil Gibran

”The power of authority is never more subtle and effective than when it produces a psychological ”atmosphere” or ”climate” favorable to the life of certain modes of belief, unfavorable, and even fatal, to the life of others.”

Arthur Balfour

”No legislative act contrary to the Constitution can be valid.

”To deny this would be to affirm that the deputy (agent) is greater than his principal; that the servant is above the master; that the representatives of the people are superior to the people; that men, acting by virtue of powers may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid.

”It is not to be supposed that the Constitution could intend to enable the representatives of the people to substitute their will to that of their constituents.

”A Constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by judges as fundamental law.

”If there should happen to be an irreconcilable variance between the two, the Constitution is to be preferred to the statute.”

Alexander Hamilton

‘If the author of the Declaration of Independence were to utter such a sentiment today, the Post Office Department could exclude him from the mail, grand juries could indict him for sedition and criminal syndicalism, legislative committees could seize his private papers…

”…and United States senators would be clamoring for his deportation that he… should be sent back to live with the rest of the terrorists.”

Frank I. Cobb

”All authority belongs to the people.”

Thomas Jefferson

”Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.”

Albert Einstein

”The modern susceptibility to conformity and obedience to authority indicates that the truth endorsed by authority is likely to be accepted as such by a majority of the people.”

David Edwards

Quotes on Authority

”He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson of statecraft.”

James Russell Lowell

”Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul.”

Michel De Montaigne

”A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves.”

Bertrand de Jouvenel

About Authority

”Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.”

Albert Camus

”Totalitarianism spells simplification: an enormous reduction in the variety of aims, motives, interests, human types, and, above all, in the categories and units of power.”

Eric Hoffer

”You can delegate authority, but not responsibility.”

Stephen W. Comiskey

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