SOCRATES: And a person who had a right opinion about the way, but had never been and did not know, might be a good guide also, might he not?
SOCRATES: Then true opinion is as good a guide to correct action as knowledge; and that was the point which we omitted in our speculation about the nature of virtue, when we said that knowledge only is the guide of right action; whereas there is also right opinion.
But after all he is half justified; publicity is the lawful right
of every man; consequently, Burdovsky is not excepted.
He had a strange notion that a man had less rights
over those he employed than over mere acquaintances or strangers.
"When they want to do a thing, in business of course, they must wait till there arises in their brains, somehow, a religious, or ethical, or scientific, or philosophic, concept that the thing is right
. And then they go ahead and do it, unwitting that one of the weaknesses of the human mind is that the wish is parent to the thought.
Jim had plenty corn-cob pipes and tobacco; so we had a right
down good sociable time; then we crawled out through the hole, and so home to bed, with hands that looked like they'd been chawed.
If you cannot tell your right
side from your left, I fear that no words of mine can make my meaning clear to you.
The rectitude of anything consists in its equality; that therefore which is equally right
will be advantageous to the whole state, and to every member of it in common.
We should have attacked Napoleon in the center or on the right
, and the engagement would have taken place on the twenty-fifth, in the position we intended and had fortified.
"Woman desires to have rights
, to be independent, educated.
But a minute detail of particular rights
is certainly far less applicable to a Constitution like that under consideration, which is merely intended to regulate the general political interests of the nation, than to a constitution which has the regulation of every species of personal and private concerns.
With equal, nay with greater reason, a body of men are unfit to be both judges and parties at the same time; yet what are many of the most important acts of legislation, but so many judicial determinations, not indeed concerning the rights
of single persons, but concerning the rights
of large bodies of citizens?