All the world has been converted and Washington is the modem Mecca.
The home stands in contrast to all other capitalist institutions as the last stronghold of pre-capitalist isolation.
The patience and forbearance of the poor are among the strongest bulwarks of the rich.
It is in revolutionary periods that the culmination of previous trends and the beginning of new ones appear.
If you are not their slaves, you are rebels.
Property-owners are the most energetic flag-waggers and patriots in every country, but only so long as they enjoy their possessions: to safeguard those they desert God, King and Country in a twinkling.
When history is written as it ought to be written, it is the moderation and long patience of the masses at which men will wonder, not their ferocity.
The cruelties of property and privilege are always more ferocious than the revenges of poverty and oppression. For the one aims at perpetuating resented injustice, the other is merely a momentary passion soon appeased.
The rich are only defeated when running for their lives.
In the last quarter of the eighteenth century bourgeois Europe needed to emancipate itself from that combination of feudalism and commercial capitalism which we know as mercantilism.
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