Robert Morrison MacIver Quotes


The healthy being craves an occasional wildness a jolt from normality a sharpening of the edge of appetite his own little festival of Saturnalia a brief excursion from his way of life.

The Greatest evils inflicted by man over the face of the Earth are wrought not by the self-seekers the pleasure lovers or the merely amoral but by the fervent devotees of ethical principles.

It is no more the function of government to impose a moral code than to impose a religious code. And for the same reason.

The virtue of democracy is that is has placed limits on the absoluteness of power.