James Harrington

James Harrington

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Author Profession: English philosopher
Born: January 07, 1611
Died: September 11, 1677
Birth Sign: Capricorn

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No man can be a politician, except he be first a historian or a traveller; for except he can see what must be, or what may be, he is no politician.

A whole army, though they can neither write nor read, are not afraid of a platform, which they know is but earth or stone; nor of a cannon, which, without a hand to give fire to it, is but cold iron; therefore a whole army is afraid of one man.

The Law is but words and paper without the hands of swords of men.

Vice: Whatever was passion in the contemplation of man, being brought forth by his will into action.

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction. Michael Faraday quotes

The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways. Gene Hackman

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