As good government is an empire of laws, how shall your laws be made?




As good government is an empire of laws, how shall your laws be made?

As good government is an empire of laws, how shall your laws be made? --John Adams

As good government is an empire of laws, how shall your laws be made? In a large society, inhabiting an extensive country, it is impossible that the whole should assemble to make laws. The first necessary step, then, is to depute power from the many to a few of the most wise and good.

John Adams

Year: 1776
Context: Thoughts on Government
Tags: Country, assemble, depute, empire, extensive, good, government, impossible, inhabiting, laws, necessary, power, society, wise



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