Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means.
Many are really virtuous who cannot explain what virtue is . . . But the powers themselves in reality perform their several operations with sufficient constancy and uniformity in persons of good health whatever their opinions be about them . . .
That action is best which procures the greatest happiness.
The ultimate notion of right is that which tends to the universal good; and when one’s acting in a certain manner has this tendency he has a right thus to act.
Unalienable rights are essential limitations to all governments.