What is the most famous quote by Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger ?
I can scarcely contemplate a greater calamity that could befall this country, than be loaded with a debt exceeding their ability ever to discharge. If this be a just remark, it is unwise and improvident to vest in the general government a power to borrow at discretion, without any limitation or restriction.— Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger
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Following is a list of the best Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger quotes, including various Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger inspirational quotes, and other famous sayings by Marcus Junius Brutus the Younger.
The object of every free government is the public good, and all lesser interests yield to it. That of every tyrannical government, is the happiness and aggrandizement of one, or a few, and to this the public felicity, and every other interest must submit.
The origin of society, then, is to be sought, not in any natural right which one man has to exercise authority over another, but in the united consent of those who associate.
Virtue, vain word, futile shadow, slave of chance! Alas! I believe in thee!
What can be happier than for a man, conscious of virtuous acts, and content with liberty, to despise all human affairs? [Lat., Quid enim est melius quam memoria recte factorum, et libertate contentum negligere humana?]
By all means must we fly; not with our feet, however, but with our hands.