Allgemeine Staatslehre

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O. Häring, 1900 - Political science - 726 pages

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Page 185 - I authorize and give up my right of governing myself, to this man, or to this assembly of men, on this condition, that thou give up thy right to him, and authorize all his actions in like manner.
Page 660 - That all power is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people; that magistrates are their trustees and servants, and at all times amenable to them.
Page 456 - His meaning, as his own words import, and still more conclusively as illustrated by the example in his eye, can amount to no more than this, that where the whole power of one department is exercised by the same hands which possess the whole power of another department, the fundamental principles of a free constitution are subverted.
Page 428 - Der König ist das Oberhaupt des Staats, vereinigt in sich alle Rechte der Staatsgewalt, und übt sie unter den von Ihm gegebenen in der gegenwärtigen Verfassungsurkunde festgesetzten Bestimmungen aus."; Württembergische Verfassung von 1819 (Anm.
Page 524 - And every member, though chosen by one particular district, when elected and returned, serves for the whole realm. For the end of his coming thither is not particular, but general : not barely to advantage his constituents, but the common wealth...
Page 424 - It hath sovereign and uncontrollable authority in the making, confirming, enlarging, restraining, abrogating, repealing, reviving, and expounding of laws concerning matters of all possible denominations, ecclesiastical or temporal, civil, military, maritime, or criminal: this being the place where that absolute despotic power, which must in all governments reside somewhere, is entrusted by the constitution of these kingdoms.
Page 470 - Quand donc l'avis contraire au mien l'emporte, cela ne prouve autre chose sinon que je m'étais trompé, et que ce que j'estimais être la volonté générale ne l'était pas. Si mon avis particulier l'eût emporté, j'aurais fait autre chose que ce que j'avais voulu; c'est alors que je n'aurais pas été libre.
Page 182 - To take away all such mutual grievances, injuries, and wrongs, there was no way but only by growing unto composition and agreement amongst themselves, by ordaining some kind of government public, and by themselves subject thereunto; that unto whom they granted authority to rule and govern, by them the peace, tranquillity, and happy estate of the rest might be procured.
Page 188 - L'homme est né libre, et partout il est dans les fers. Tel se croit le maître des autres, qui ne laisse pas d'être plus esclave qu'eux. Comment ce changement s'est-il fait? Je l'ignore. Qu'est-ce qui peut le rendre légitime? je crois pouvoir résoudre cette question.
Page 189 - Der Akt, wodurch sich das Volk selbst zu einem Staat konstituiert, eigentlich aber nur die Idee desselben, nach der die Rechtmäßigkeit desselben allein gedacht werden kann, ist der ursprüngliche Kontrakt, nach welchem alle (omnes et singuli) im Volk ihre äußere Freiheit aufgeben, um sie als Glieder eines gemeinen Wesens, di des Volks als Staat betrachtet (universi), sofort wieder aufzunehmen...

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