Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it >>
No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent >>
The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends >>
While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal el >>
Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible >>
I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, an >>
There is all the difference in the world between the criminal's avoiding the public eye and the civil disobedience's taking the law into his own hands in open defiance. This distinction between an open violation of the law, performed in public, and a clandestine one is so glaringly obvious that it can be neglected only by prejudice or ill will.