Best Quotes by James Harrington

The Law is but words and paper without the hands of swords of men.

James Harrington

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.

James Harrington

Vice: Whatever was passion in the contemplation of man, being brought forth by his will into action.

James Harrington

A whole army, though they can neither write nor read, are not afraid of a platform, which they know is but earth or stone; nor of a cannon, which, without a hand to give fire to it, is but cold iron; therefore a whole army is afraid of one man.

James Harrington