James Fenimore Cooper Quote

The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society.


On American Equality - The American Democrat (1838)

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The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long ...

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The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long ...

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The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long ...

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The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long ...