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Juries are the constitutional institution designed to protect ordinary citizens against the wealthy and powerful.
The politicization of the presidency would pose a real threat to the institution and its function.
Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse.
In the Constitution of the American Republic there was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule.
When I was, like, 10, I decided it would look really cool, so I pretended I was British. And I've been doing that ever since.
If history could teach us anything, it would be that private property is inextricably linked with civilization.
As a civilian during the Second War, I was exposed to danger in circumstances which removed any distinction between the man in and the man out of uniform.
The disease of mutual distrust among nations is the bane of modern civilization.