Quotations by Algernon Sidney
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Born: Sunday, December 31, 1899
Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice.
(Keywords: Government, Men, Nature, Society, Justice, Man, Trees)
If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist; but if virtue have the advantage, arbitrary power cannot be established.
(Keywords: Power, Virtue, Corruption, Liberty, Vice)
Liars need to have good memories.
Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted.
(Keywords: People, Liberty, Manners)