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David Hume, Eugene Mccarthy, Felix Morley


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"Nothing appears more surprising to those who

consider human affairs with a philosophical eye,

than the ease with which the many are governed by the few."

-- David Hume


Source: First Principles of Government, 1742




"The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency.

An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty."

-- Eugene McCarthy

(1916- ) US Congressman (D-Minnesota) & US Senator (D-Minnesota)

Source: Time Magazine, 12 February 1979




"Since people, in a competitive or any other society, are by no means always

just to each other, some regulation by the state in its capacity of umpire is

unavoidable, What must be kept in mind is that the greatest injustice of all is

done when the umpire forgets that he too is bound by the rules, and begins to

make them as between contestants in behalf of his own prejudices."

-- Felix Morley

(1894-1982) American jourmalist. author, editor for The Washington Post (1933-40), 1936 Pulitzer Prize

Source: Freedom and Federalism, 1959


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