9 Total Quotes

Algernon Sidney Quotes

If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist; but if virtue have the advantage, arbitrary power cannot be established
Algernon Sidney
#Corruption

Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted
Algernon Sidney
#People

Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of jus
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#Nature

Liars ought to have good memories
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#Memories

Liars need to have good memories.
Algernon Sidney
#English Politician #Memories

Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted.
Algernon Sidney
#English Politician

Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice.
Algernon Sidney
#English Politician

If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist; but if virtue have the advantage, arbitrary power cannot be established.
Algernon Sidney
#English Politician