Unalienable rights are essential limitations to all governments.
That action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers.
Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means.
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.
That action is best which procures the greatest happiness.
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 . . .