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It will appear evident upon attentive consideration that equality of intellectual and physical advantages is the only sure foundation of liberty, and that such equality may best, and perhaps only, be obtained by a union of interests and cooperation in labor. Francis Wright#Advantages 68
Francis Wright#Advantages 68
Man has been adjudged a social animal. Francis Wright#Animal 67
Francis Wright#Animal 67
We hear of the wealth of nations, of the powers of production, of the demand and supply of markets, and we forget that these words mean no more, if they mean any thing, then the happiness, and the labor, and the necessities of men. Francis Wright#Happy 67
Francis Wright#Happy 67
Awaken its powers, and it will respect itself. Francis Wright#Awaken 65
Francis Wright#Awaken 65
Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you. Francis Wright#Faith 64
Francis Wright#Faith 64
Our religious belief usurps the place of our sensations, our imaginations of our judgment. We no longer look to actions, trace their consequences, and then deduce the rule; we first make the rule, and then, right or wrong, force the action to square with it. Francis Wright#Action 64
Francis Wright#Action 64
Speak of change, and the world is in alarm. And yet where do we not see change? Francis Wright#Alarm 62
Francis Wright#Alarm 62
But while human liberty has engaged the attention of the enlightened, and enlisted the feelings of the generous of all civilized nations, may we not enquire if this liberty has been rightly understood? Francis Wright#Attention 58
Francis Wright#Attention 58
Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against. Francis Wright#Against 56
Francis Wright#Against 56
He who lives in the single exercise of his mental faculties, however usefully or curiously directed, is equally an imperfect animal with the man who knows only the exercise of muscles. Francis Wright#Animal 43
Francis Wright#Animal 43
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