James Fitzjames Stephen Quotes

James Fitzjames Stephen Quotes: To try to make men equal by altering social arrangements is like trying to make the cards of equal value by shuffling the pack.
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James Fitzjames Stephen Quote: The result of cutting [political power] up into little bits is simply that the man who can sweep the greatest number into one heap will govern the rest... In a pure democracy the ruling men will be the wirepullers and their friends; but they will no more be on an equality with the voters than soldiers of Ministers of State are on an equality with the subjects of monarchy.
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