Wilhelm von Humboldt Quote

The legislator should keep two things constantly before his eyes:—1. The pure theory developed to its minutest details; 2. The particular condition of actual things which he designs to reform.


Ch. 16 - The Limits of State Action (1792)

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The legislator should keep two things constantly before his eyes:—1. The pure theory developed to its minutest details; 2. The particular condition ...

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The legislator should keep two things constantly before his eyes:—1. The pure theory developed to its minutest details; 2. The particular condition ...

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The legislator should keep two things constantly before his eyes:—1. The pure theory developed to its minutest details; 2. The particular condition ...

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The legislator should keep two things constantly before his eyes:—1. The pure theory developed to its minutest details; 2. The particular condition ...