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" The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. "
An Appeal to the Christian Public in Defence of Reason and National ... - Stran 112
avtor: Henry Bennet Brewster - 1833 - 192 strani
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Self-Government, the American Theme: Presidents of the Founding and Civil War

Will Morrisey - 2005 - 290 strani
...Freedom. He defended his stance with the oft-quoted argument in the Notes on the State of Virginia: "The legitimate powers of government extend to such...injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. . ....
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The Church and Western Culture: An Introduction to Church History

Tom Streeter - 2006 - 456 strani
...one of Jefferson's popular statements regarding the role of government and the freedom of religion: The legitimate powers of government extend to such...injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. If...
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Godless in America: Conversations with an Atheist

George Ricker - 2006 - 180 strani
...ratification were an issue, spelled out his thinking on the subject quite clearly.5 He remarked famously, "The legitimate powers of government extend to such...injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg." (Indeed,...
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The Essential Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, Jean M. Yarbrough - 1963 - 328 strani
...liberty in Query XVII, Jefferson insisted that religious opinions were not the business of government. "The legitimate powers of government extend to such...injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket, nor breaks my leg." Elsewhere...
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Faith and the Presidency From George Washington to George W. Bush

Gary Scott Smith - 2006 - 680 strani
..."religious slavery"? Rulers could have authority over such natural rights only if citizens acquiesced to them. "The rights of conscience we never submitted,...not submit. We are answerable for them to our God." Baptists and Presbyterians also opposed this bill. As noted in the previous chapter, this divisive...
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The Gift of Story: Narrating Hope in a Postmodern World

Emily Griesinger, Mark A. Eaton - 2006 - 391 strani
...wrote Locke ("A Letter Concerning Toleration"). "The legitimate powers of government," added Jefferson, "extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say that there are twenty Gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg"...
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Citizen Jefferson

John P. Kaminski - 2005 - 132 strani
...government consists in the art of being honest. A Summary of the Rights of British America, May 1774 The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. Notes on the State of Virginia, 17*2 To Thaddeus Kosciusko, Monticello, April 16, i81 i The only orthodox...
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Liberty for All: Reclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality

Elizabeth Price Foley - 2008 - 304 strani
...freedom of conscience on the basis that "[t]he legitimate powers of government extend only to such acts as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty Gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. If...
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Romance in the Ivory Tower: The Rights and Liberty of Conscience

Paul R. Abramson - 2011 - 184 strani
...special protection from the tyranny of the majority. As Jefferson infamously stated many centuries ago: "The rights of conscience we never submitted, we could...injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty Gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg."29 Polygamy,...
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Politics and Religion in France and the United States

Alec G. Hargreaves, John Kelsay, Sumner B. Twiss - 2007 - 200 strani
...reiterated those sentiments elsewhere with characteristic eloquence: "Our rulers can have no authority over such natural rights, only as we have submitted...not submit. We are answerable for them to our God." Accordingly, the "legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others....
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