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" When occasions present themselves, in which the interests of the people are at variance with their inclinations, it is the duty of the persons whom they have appointed, to be the guardians of those interests ; to withstand the temporary delusion, in order... "
Democracy in America - Página 137
por Alexis de Tocqueville - 1839
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The Supreme Court and American Constitutionalism

Bradford P. Wilson, Ken Masugi - 1998 - 298 páginas
...PUBLIC GOOD," but they are sometimes mistaken about the means of promoting it. When that happens, when the "interests of the people are at variance with their inclinations, it is the duty of the persons whom they have appointed to be the guardians of those interests, to withstand the temporary...
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The Mild Voice of Reason: Deliberative Democracy and American National ...

Joseph M. Bessette - 1997 - 289 páginas
..."who flatter their prejudices to betray their interests";1" or between interests and inclinations — "[O]ccasions present themselves in which the interests of the people are at variance with their inclinations."112 It follows that the proper standard for evaluating the democratic character of deliberative...
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The Essential Federalist: A New Reading of the Federalist Papers

James Madison - 1998 - 183 páginas
...beset as they continually are by the wiles of parasites and sycophants, by the snares of the ambitious, the avaricious, the desperate; by the artifices of...variance with their inclinations, it is the duty of the persons whom they have appointed to be the guardians of those interests to withstand the temporary...
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Founding the American Presidency

Richard J. Ellis - 1999 - 313 páginas
...as they continually are, by the wiles of parasites and sycophants, by the snares of the ambitious, the avaricious, the desperate, by the artifices of...variance with their inclinations, it is the duty of the persons whom they have appointed to be the guardians of those interests, to withstand the temporary...
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Losing Our Democratic Spirit: Congressional Deliberation and the ...

Bill Granstaff, William E. Granstaff - 1999 - 225 páginas
...govern the conduct of those to whom they entrust the management of their affairs (my emphasis). . . . When occasions present themselves in which the interests...variance with their inclinations, it is the duty of the persons whom they have appointed to be the guardians of those interests, to withstand the temporary...
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Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment: The Irony of ...

Ralph A. Rossum - 2001 - 307 páginas
...separation of powers cannot permanently frustrate the wishes of the people, on those occasions when "the interests of the people are at variance with their inclinations," it so structures these institutions that they are able to "withstand the temporary delusions" of people,...
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Ruling Passions: Political Offices and Democratic Ethics

Andrew Sabl - 2009 - 368 páginas
...the people's considered, deliberate public assessment of interest rather their short-term passions: "When occasions present themselves in which the interests...variance with their inclinations, it is the duty of the persons whom they have appointed to be the guardians of those interests to withstand the temporary...
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The Federalist

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - 1996 - 572 páginas
...as they continually are, by the wiles of parasites and sycophants, by the snares of the ambitious, the avaricious, the desperate, by the artifices of...possess their confidence more than they deserve it, and those who seek to possess rather than to deserve it. When occasions present themselves, in which the...
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You're Too Kind: A Brief History of Flattery

Richard Stengel - 2002 - 320 páginas
...remedy that the Greeks did: frankness, candor, and not poring over the poll results every morning. "When occasions present themselves in which the interests...the people are at variance with their inclinations," Hamilton says, "it is the duty of the person whom they have appointed to be the guardian of those interests,...
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The Federalist Papers

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Clinton Rossiter - 2003 - 648 páginas
...beset as they continually are by the wiles of parasites and sycophants, by the snares of the ambitious, the avaricious, the desperate, by the artifices of...variance with their inclinations, it is the duty of the persons whom they have appointed to be the guardians of those interests to withstand the temporary...
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