The spectacle of a great, solvent government paying a fictitious price for gold it did not want and did not need and doing it on purpose to debase the value of its own paper currency was one to astonish the world.
Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold.
Is it security you want? There is no security at the top of the world.
You do not defend a world that is already lost.
Business is in itself a power.
Well, where there is freedom doubt itself must be free.
Formerly government was the responsibility of people; now people were the responsibility of government.
It is the function of the President, representing the executive principle, to execute the laws.
Revolution in the modern case is no longer an uncouth business.
Lenin, the greatest theorist of them all, did not know what he was going to do after he had got the power.