Charles Evans Hughes Quote

Selfishness and demagoguery take advantage of liberty. The selfish hand constantly seeks to control government, and every increase of governmental power, even to meet just needs, furnishes opportunity for abuse and stimulates the effort to bend it to improper uses.


Conditions of Progress in Democratic Government (ed. 1910)

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Selfishness and demagoguery take advantage of liberty. The selfish hand constantly seeks to control government, and every increase of governmental...

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Selfishness and demagoguery take advantage of liberty. The selfish hand constantly seeks to control government, and every increase of governmental...

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Selfishness and demagoguery take advantage of liberty. The selfish hand constantly seeks to control government, and every increase of governmental...

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Selfishness and demagoguery take advantage of liberty. The selfish hand constantly seeks to control government, and every increase of governmental...