Benjamin Constant


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Henri-Benjamin Constant de Rebecque (25 October 1767 – 8 December 1830) was a Swiss-born French politician, writer on politics and on religion, and author of the novel, Adolphe. He was a fervent liberal. more »

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  • ''Where there are no rights, there are no duties. To tell the truth is thus a duty; but it is a duty only in respect to one who has a right to the truth.''
    Henri Benjamin Constant De Rebecque (1767-1830), French writer, orator, statesman. "On Political Reactions," pt. 6, no. 1, in France (1797).
  • ''Where there are no rights, there are no duties.''
    Henri Benjamin Constant De Rebecque (1767-1830), French writer, orator, statesman. "On Political Reactions," pt. 6, no. 1, France (1797).
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