impossible for me to make the use intended of them.
My health has not allowed me to continue to produce so much.
I feel saddened and doubtful of the value of what I have done or can do. .. .”
. .... Rights and duties are inseparable in human beings.
God has rights without duties.
Men have rights and duties.
If a slave have not rights, he also has not duties .. .”
“With the girls to a matinee at Bellevue Hall.
They danced and I was happy.”
“My croquet party kept me busy all day. It was pleasant enough....”
“... ‘My peace I give unto you’ is a wonderful saying.
What peace have most of us to give each other?
has given peace to the world, peace at least as an ideal object, to be ever sought, though never fully attained.”
.... Read Kant
on state rights.
According to him, wars of conquest are allowable only in a state of nature, not in a state of peace (which is not to be attained without a compact whose necessity is supreme and whose obligations are sacred). So Napoleon
's crusade against the constituted authority of the European
republic was without logical justification,--which accounts for the speedy downfall of his empire.
What he accomplished had only the subjective justification of his genius and his ambition.
His work was of great indirect use in sweeping away certain barriers of usage and of superstition.
He drew a picture of government on a large scale and thus set a pattern which inevitably enlarged the procedures of his ”