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Biography - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach:

Austrian writer.
Born: 1830 - Died: 1916
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Czech Republic
Czech Republic

The right of the strongest is the strongest wrong.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Das Recht des Stärkeren ist das stärkste Unrecht.

French
La loi du plus fort est la plus forte injustice.




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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.
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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.
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People must help one another it is nature's law.
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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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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.
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Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.
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Often he who omits an act does injustice, not only he who commits an act.
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The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice.
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If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.
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To tolerate is to take upon oneself; a tolerance that comes into being on the backs of others is no longer tolerance. To tolerate the suffering of others, to tolerate an injustice of which we are not a victim or an atrocity that we are spared is not tolerance but selfishness, indifference, or worse.
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To have and not to give is in some cases worse than stealing.
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Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good.
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An aphorism is the last link in a long chain of thought.
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In youth we learn; in age we understand.
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How wise must one be to be always kind.
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