"The standing army is only an arm of the standing government."
"But a government in which the majority rule in all cases cannot be based on justice ..."
"He who gives himself entirely to his fellow-men appears to them useless and selfish; but he who gives himself partially to them is pronounced a benefactor and philanthropist."
"There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men."
"Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison."
"But the rich man ... is always sold to the institution which makes him rich."
"Is a democracy, such as we know it, the last improvement possible in government?"