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Article V – The law has...



Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.




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French
Article V – La loi n’a le droit de défendre que les actions nuisibles à la société. Tout ce qui n’est pas défendu par la loi ne peut être empêché, et nul ne peut être contraint à faire ce qu’elle n’ordonne pas.

German
Artikel 5 – Das Gesetz darf nur solche Handlungen verbieten, die der Gesellschaft schaden. Alles, was durch das Gesetz nicht verboten ist, darf nicht verhindert werden, und niemand kann gezwungen werden zu tun, was es nicht befiehlt.

Italian
Art. V – La legge ha il diritto di proibire le sole azioni nocive alla società; e tutto ciò che dalla legge non è proibito non può essere impedito, e niuno costretto a far quello che essa non impone.

Spanish
Art. V – La Ley sólo tiene derecho a prohibir las acciones perjudiciales a la Sociedad. Lo que no está prohibido por la Ley no puede ser impedido. Nadie puede ser obligado a aquello que la Ley no ordena.




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It is impossible for society to exist without laws.




Quotes for: Human rights


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Quotes about Human rights:


Article I – Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions can be founded only on the common good.





Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





Article II – The goal of any political association is the conservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, safety and resistance against oppression.





Article III – The principle of any sovereignty resides essentially in the Nation. No body, no individual can exert authority which does not emanate expressly from it.





Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.





Article VII – No man can be accused, arrested nor detained but in the cases determined by the law, and according to the forms which it has prescribed. Those who solicit, dispatch, carry out or cause to be carried out arbitrary orders, must be punished; but any citizen called or seized under the terms of the law must obey at once; he renders himself culpable by resistance.











Quotes for: law


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Quotes for: law


Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.





Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.





People must help one another it is nature's law.





Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.





Article VIII – The law should establish only penalties that are strictly and evidently necessary, and no one can be punished but under a law established and promulgated before the offense and legally applied.











Quotes for: action


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Quotes about action:


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.





Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.











Quotes for: society


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Quotes for: society


Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.





Article XV – The society has the right of requesting account from any public agent of its administration.





Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.





when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.











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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





Article I – Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions can be founded only on the common good.





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