On Self-Government: Together with General Plans of a State Constitution, and a Constitution for a Confederation of States, Founded on the Principle of Self-Government (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from On Self-Government: Together With General Plans of a State Constitution, and a Constitution for a Confederation of States, Founded on the Principle of Self-Government
The idea of Self-government is one of those few which lead mankind to personal and social perfection. We are endowed with reason, for the purpose of governing ourselves. This being the most difficult task which men have to perform, it will be only in a very remote time universally realised.
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