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The growth of constitutional government,
by Albert Bushnell Hart

The growth of constitutional government,
as we now understand it, was promoted by the establishment
of two different sets of machinery for making laws
and carrying on government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Few characters in history are indispensable.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The colonies had little occasion to feel or to resent
direct royal prerogative.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In government as well as in trade a new era came to the colonies in 1763.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

 

The old charters of Massachusetts, Virginia,
and the Carolinas had given title to strips of territory
extending from the Atlantic westward to the Pacific.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

England and France were rivals, not only on the continent,
but in the West Indies, in India, and in Europe.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a
class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years,
and a more miserable class of Negro slaves.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

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More emphasis was thus thrown upon the local governments than in England.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In appearance the labor system of all the colonies was the same.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Many attempts had been made by colonial legislatures
to cut off or to tax the importation of slaves.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered,
notwithstanding the constant loss.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Washington's defeat in 1754 was followed by active
military preparations on both sides.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted
to strengthen their power,
and the resistance to that effort caused an immense
growth of Parliamentary influence.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In 1763 the English were the most powerful nation in the world.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Each colony became accustomed to planting new settlements
and to claiming new boundaries.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In any event, colonization and the grant of lands were provincial matters.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

From William of Orange to William Pitt the younger
there was but one man without whom English history
must have taken a different turn,
and that was William Pitt the elder.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

One of the strongest and most persistent elements in
national development has been that inheritance of political
traditions and usages which the new settlers brought with them.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

On March 10, 1764, preliminary resolutions passed the
House of Commons looking towards the Stamp Act.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In each colony in 1750 were to be found two sets of governing organizations,
- the local and the general.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands,
and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies,
had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly
wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In some of the middle colonies the towns and counties
were both active and had a relation with each other
which was the forerunner of the present system of local
government in the Western States.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The participation of the people in their own government
was the more significant,
because the colonies actually had what England only seemed to have,
- three departments of government.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude,
and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was
to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

In comparison with other men of their time,
the Americans were distinguished by the possession
of new political and social ideas,
which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

The key to growth is the introduction of
higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
- Lao Tzu

Increase of material comforts,
it may be generally laid down,
does not in any way whatsoever
conduce to moral growth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

Everyone who got where he is,
had to begin where he was.
- Richard L. Evans

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Careers and relationships also have their cycles
of birth, growth, and death -
to be followed by rebirth and the renewal of the cycle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not grow absolutely, chronologically.
We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another, unevenly.
We grow partially. We are relative.
We are mature in one realm, childish in another.
- Anais Nin

This generation has given up on growth.
They're just hoping for survival.
- Penelope Spheeris

We learned that economic growth and environmental protection
can and should go hand in hand.
- Christopher Dodd

There are no great limits to growth because there are
no limits of human intelligence,
imagination, and wonder.
- Ronald Reagan

Love dies only when growth stops.
- Pearl S. Buck

All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
- Ellen Glasgow

As sure as the spring will follow the winter,
prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
- Bo Bennett

Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite
world is an impossibility.
- E. F. Schumacher

If we spend the time we waste in sighing
for the perfect golden fruit
in fulfilling the conditions of its growth,
happiness will come, must come.
It is guaranteed in the very laws of the universe.
If it involves some chastening and renunciation, well,
the fruit will be all the sweeter for this touch of holiness.
- Helen Keller

Education is a social process.
Education is growth.
Education is, not a preparation for life;
education is life itself.
- John Dewey

More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do
something about the growth of obesity in our children.
We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act.
- Lee Haney

The standard growth theory tells us that economic growth
in per capita basis comes from mainly two sources:
capital deepening and total factor productivity growth,
or TFP growth.
- Toshihiko Fukui

We've got a bit of growth a bit earlier than expected.
- Stuart Rose

The Growing Smarter laws now in place compel every
community to plan their future growth and allow every
citizen the right to be heard when those decisions are made.
- Jane D. Hull

More than 20 years on, sustained competition,
informed customers and the rapid growth of new technology
provide the necessary environment for substantial deregulation.
- Stephen Carter

The rate of population growth in the United States
is slightly below that required to reproduce itself.
- Emanuel Celler

I have a high degree of confidence about India's growth potential in IT.
- Sanjay Kumar

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
- Harvey S. Firestone

Men are but children of a larger growth,
Our appetites as apt to change as theirs,
And full as craving too, and full as vain.
- Diane Arbus

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
- Oscar Wilde

We can come from our own particular point of view and lay it down.
We should not be throwing verbal rocks at each other.
We're all responsible to continue the growth of Hip Hop.
- Grandmaster Flash

Our empirical criterion for a series of theories is
that it should produce new facts.
The idea of growth and the concept of empirical character are soldered into one.
- Imre Lakatos

You have to go through those mountains and valleys -
because that's what life is: soul growth.
- Wayne Newton

However in countries outside of Japan I think game
music is still a potential growth market that has not
yet developed to the extent that we are seeing in Japan.
- Nobuo Uematsu

It's hard to find a way forward.
When you're 18 it happens in huge chunks every day,
but after 20 years, growth is much more costly.
- James Taylor

Recent warming coincides with rapid growth of human-made greenhouse gases.
The observed rapid warming gives urgency to discussions
about how to slow greenhouse gas emissions.
- James Hansen

The years between 1800 and 1825 were distinguished,
so far as our domestic development was concerned,
by the growth of the Western pioneer Democracy in power and self-consciousness.
- Herbert Croly

Well, WorldCom's growth exploded in the Clinton years,
there's no question, there's no disputing that.
- Don Nickles

In order to spur economic growth we need to put the
brakes on out of control spending,
lower Ohioans tax burden and create a most efficient
and effective government.
- Kenneth Blackwell

And one of our points of continuing conversation with
our trading partners is the urgency of their taking
steps to remove barriers to their improved growth performance.
- John W. Snow

Our language is the reflection of ourselves.
A language is an exact reflection of the character
and growth of its speakers.
- Cesar Chavez

You can never learn it all and I hope to continue my
growth as a person and a musician.
- Lita Ford

And when native man left off this form of development,
his humanization was retarded in growth.
- Standing Bear

It's a combination of targeting higher paying jobs
in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education;
a rising tide that lifts all boats.
- John Hoeven


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