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James Harrington
(1611-1677) born on
Jan 07
English political philosopher. His major work, "The Common-wealth of Oceana," 1656, was a restatement of Aristotle's theory of constitutional stability and revolution.
No man can be a politician, except he be first a historian or a traveller; for except he can see what must be, or what may be, he is no politician.

Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.
Vice: Whatever was passion in the contemplation of man, being brought forth by his will into action.
The Colonies . . . are yet babes that cannot live without sucking the breasts of their mother-Cities . . .
The Law is but words and paper without the hands of swords of men.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Commonwealth of Oceana," 1656.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
N: "The Commonwealth of Oceana," 1656.
K: "The Commonwealth of Oceana," 1656.

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