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  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.
  • Carl Schmitt
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    All law is situational law. The sovereign produces and guarantees the situation in its totality. He has the monopoly over this last decision.
    Source: Political Theology (1922)
  • Ada Leverson
    Ada Leverson
    British writer 1862-1933
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    Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction.
  • Earl Rochester
    Earl Rochester
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    Here lies our Sovereign Lord, the King whose word no man relies on: He never said a foolish thing nor ever did a wise one.
  • Abraham Kuyper
    Abraham Kuyper
    Dutch politician and theologist 1837-1920
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    In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which the Christ, who alone is sovereign, does not declare, 'That is mine!'.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    It is true that they that have sovereign power may commit iniquity, but not injustice or injury in the proper signification.
    Source: Leviathan (1651) XVIII
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    Make the people sovereign and the poor will use the machinery of government to dispossess the rich.
  • Adelbert von Chamisso
    Adelbert von Chamisso
    German poet and botanist 1781-1838
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    My vanity was flattered by having been mistaken for our revered sovereign. I ordered a banquet to be got ready for the following evening, under the trees before my house, and invited the whole town.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
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    Never had Parliament or the crown, or both together, operated in actuality as theory indicated sovereign powers should.
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. V, TRANSFORMATION, p. 203
  • Michel Foucault
    Michel Foucault
    French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-1984
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    Psychoanalysis can unravel some of the forms of madness; it remains a stranger to the sovereign enterprise of unreason. It can neither limit nor transcribe, nor most certainly explain, what is essential in this enterprise.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
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    Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
  • Kwame Nkrumah
    Kwame Nkrumah
    Ghanaian politician and revolutionary 1909-1972
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    The best way of learning to be an independent sovereign state is to be an independent sovereign state.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.
  • Alain Juppe
    Alain Juppe
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    The people have spoken. Their decision is sovereign. We all respect it... I wish good luck to those who will now govern France.
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