Author: Henry David Thoreau (---.spacegate.com.ua)
Date: 01-12-06 16:59
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Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement.
Peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict
by peaceful means.
Founding Fathers Quotes
Another not unimportant consideration is, that the powers of the general government will be, and indeed must be, principally
employed upon external objects, such as war, peace, negotiations with foreign powers, and foreign commerce. In its internal
operations it can touch but few objects, except to introduce regulations beneficial to the commerce, intercourse, and other
relations, between the states, and to lay taxes for the common good. The powers of the states, on the other hand, extend to
all objects, which, in the ordinary course of affairs, concern the lives, and liberties, and property of the people, and the
internal order, improvement, and prosperity of the state.
Joseph Story, Commentaries on the Constitution, 1833
There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire. -William