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#1. The entire stock of relationships which suited in war - militiae - was regarded as inadmissible and improper in peace - domi. We have the measure of how right the Romans were in this respect in the experience of the intellectual and moral impoverishment brought about by total mobilisation. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#2. As every advance of Power is useful for war, so war is useful for the advance of power; war is like a sheep-dog harrying the laggard Powers to catch up their smarter fellows in the totalitarian race. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#3. Sooner or later, a society of sheep must create a government of wolves. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#4. Of all the simplifications to which the human spirit naturally inclines, unable to reconcile itself to the complexity of the real, there is none more dangerous than the attempt to integrate the whole of society in one vast, permanent action group. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#5. The intellectual's hostility to the businessman presents no mystery, as the two have, by function, wholly different standards. While the businessman's motto is the customer is always right, the intellectual's task is to preserve his perceived standards against the weight of popular opinion. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#6. Democracy, then, in the centralizing, pattern-making, absolutist shape which we have given to it is, it is clear, the time of tyranny's incubation. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#7. Ransack the history of revolutions, and it will be found that every fall of a regime has been presaged by a defiance which went unpunished. It is as true today as it was ten thousand years ago that a Power from which the magic virtue has gone out, falls. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#8. There is a tyranny in the womb of every Utopia. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#9. A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#10. The more one considers the matter, the clearer it becomes that redistribution is in effect far less a redistribution of free income from the richer to the poorer, as we imagined, than a redistribution of power from the individual to the State. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#11. It is as futile and dangerous to aim at making of society one large family, as sentimental socialism seeks to do, as to aim at making of it one large team, as positivist socialism seeks to do. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#12. A people among whom custom is altogether sovereign endures the despotism of the dead. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#13. We are ending where the savages began. We have found again the lost arts of starving non-combatants, burning hovels, and leading away the vanquished into slavery. Barbarian invasions would be superfluous: we are our own Huns. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#14. Power is linked with war, and a society wishing to limit war's ravages can find no other way than by limiting the scope of Power. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#15. No century has been more concerned than ours to do away with war: it has proved signally unsuccessful. All too little attention has been given to the phenomenon that internal politics have become increasingly more warlike. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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#16. Power changes its appearance but not its reality. - Author: Bertrand De Jouvenel
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