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" ... choice, wherever there are real diversities of aptitude, the great number will apply themselves to the things for which they are on the average fittest, and the exceptional course will only be taken by the exceptions. Either the whole tendency of... "
Considerations on Representative Government - Page 171
by John Stuart Mill - 1861 - 340 pages
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International Woman Suffrage: July 1913-October 1914

Sybil Oldfield - Women - 2003 - 237 pages
...'It never will rain roses; when we want more roses, we must plant more trees' and John Stuart Mill's 'Men, as well as women, do not need political rights...govern, but in order that they may not be misgoverned'. There was no editorial other than factual announcements about subscription numbers or IWSA International...
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Considerations of a Representative Government 1861: EasyRead Comfort Edition

John Stuart Mill - Political Science - 2006 - 402 pages
...If there be any difference, women require it more than men, since, being physically weaker, they are more dependent on law and society for protection....nor their claim to it less irresistible, when not likely to make a bad use of it. Nobody pretends to think that woman would make a bad use of the suffrage....
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The Constitution as Social Design: Gender and Civic Membership in the ...

Gretchen Ritter - Law - 2006 - 381 pages
...protects citizens from domination by other citizens or the state. This is why no one can be excluded: "Men, as well as women, do not need political rights...govern, but in order that they may not be misgoverned" (Mill, 1991, 329). Government is created to secure the rights of citizens. The people serve as the...
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