Gustave de Beaumont

It depends on the habit of attend­ing to and look­ing into pub­lic trans­ac­tions, and on the degree of inform­a­tion and solid judg­ment respect­ing them that exists in the com­munity, whether the con­duct of the nation as a nation, both within itself and towards oth­ers, shall be selfish, cor­rupt and tyr­an­nical, or rational and enlightened, just and […]