But after all he is half justified; publicity is the lawful right of every man; consequently, Burdovsky is not excepted.
Publicity is a noble, beneficent, and universal right. I hope, prince, that you are too progressive to deny this?"
"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.
A business man who was also a biologist and a sociologist would know, approximately, the right thing to do for humanity.
Extend the sphere, and you take in a greater variety of parties and interests; you make it less probable that a majority of the whole will have a common motive to invade the rights
of other citizens; or if such a common motive exists, it will be more difficult for all who feel it to discover their own strength, and to act in unison with each other.
SOCRATES: And in supposing that they will be useful only if they are true guides to us of action--there we were also right?
If a man knew the way to Larisa, or anywhere else, and went to the place and led others thither, would he not be a right and good guide?
I don't know what you mean, either of you, by right
He was so glad to see us he most cried; and called us honey, and all the pet names he could think of; and was for having us hunt up a cold-chisel to cut the chain off of his leg with right
away, and clearing out without losing any time.
"Not so," replied I; "besides your motion of Northward and Southward, there is another motion which I call from right
There is also a doubt concerning the pretensions of all those who claim the honours of government: for those who found them either on fortune or family have nothing which they can justly say in their defence; since it is evident upon their principle, that if any one person can be found richer than all the rest, the right
of governing all these will be justly vested in this one person.
The case was evidently this: a position was selected along the river Kolocha- which crosses the highroad not at a right
angle but at an acute angle- so that the left flank was at Shevardino, the right
flank near the village of Novoe, and the center at Borodino at the confluence of the rivers Kolocha and Voyna.