Henry James Sumner Maine Quotes

Except for the blind forces of Nature, nothing moves in this world which is not Greek in its origin.

The zealots of democracy are beginning to forget, or conveniently to put aside, the enormous majorities by which the French nation, now supposed to be governing itself as a democracy, gave only the other day to a military despot any answer which he desired.

The movement of Progressive societies has hitherto been a movement from status to contract.