Tag Archives: Stability

First Principles: Security and Private Property Rest On A Just Court

“Personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice.” —Joseph Story (1833)    

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First Principles: The Steady Character of Americans Is Our Anchor

“The steady character of our countrymen is a rock to which we may safely moor; and notwithstanding the efforts of the papers to disseminate early discontents, I expect that a just, dispassionate and steady conduct, will at length rally to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Principles Remain In Tact As America Changes

“Two things in America are astonishing: the changeableness of most human behavior and the strange stability of certain principles. Men are constantly on the move, but the spirit of humanity seems almost unmoved.” –  Alexis de Tocqueville A complete copy … Continue reading

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First Principles: Stability In Government

“Stability in government is essential to national character and to the advantages annexed to it, as well as to that repose and confidence in the minds of the people, which are among the chief blessings of civil society.”- James Madison … Continue reading

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