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Quotes: John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton- "Lord Acton"

Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Among all the causes which degrade and demoralize men, power is the most constant and the most active. 438 more words


Great British Ideas #1: Lord Acton

The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities

Address on ‘The History of Freedom in Antiquity”, 26 February 1877… 24 more words


El poder político

Por un lado, el poder político se otorga y erige para garantizar los derechos básicos individuales, pero por el otro lado, puede ser utilizado contra aquellos a quienes debía proteger. 630 more words