I don't enquire after your Affairs-- --so whatever happens, I wash my hands on't---- It hath always been my Maxim, that one Friend should assist another-- --But if you please----I'll take one of the Scarfs home with me. 'Tis always good to have something in Hand.
Si l'on recherche en quoi consiste pre cise ment le plus grand bien de tous, qui doit e" tre le fin de tout syste' me de le gislation, on trouvera qu'il se re duit a' ces deux objets principaux, la liberte et l'e galite . If we Enquire wherein lies precisely the greatest good of all, which ought to be the goal of every system of law, we shall find that it comes down to two main objects, freedom and equality.1762 Du contrat social (The Social Contract), bk.2, ch.11 (translated by M Cranston).
Great Negative, how vainly would the wise Enquire, define, distinguish, teach, devise, Didst thou not stand to point their blind Philosophies.Rochester, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of
Great Negative, how vainly would the Wise Enquire, define, distinguish, teach, devise, Didst thou not stand to point their dull Philosophies? Is, or is not, the Two great Ends of Fate, And, true or false, the Subject of Debate, That perfect, or destroy, the vast Designs of Fate.wilmot, john, 2nd earl of rochester
Our particular principles of religion are a subject of accountability to our god alone. I Enquire after no man's and trouble none with mine; nor is it given to us in this life to know whether yours or mine, our friend's or our foe's, are exactly the right.thomas jefferson
Historically the first philosopher to Enquire deeply into the nature of corruption in society was Ibn Khaldun (1322-1406), whose wandering life was largely spent in the northern littoral of Africa at a time when kingdoms and sultanates were crumbling.pierre stephen robert payne
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