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" The man who wrongly holds that every human right is secondary to his profit must now give way to the advocate of human welfare, who rightly maintains that every man holds his property subject to the general right of the community to regulate its use to... "
The Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt - Page 125
1923
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Reauthorization of the Surface Transportation Board: Hearing Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Railroads, United States - 1998 - 1141 pages
...comment in my mind. I would like to read a quote from a great President, Teddy Roosevelt, who said "Every man holds his property subject to the general right of the community to regulate it to whatever degree the public welfare may require it." I think we may be describing such a situation....
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The Roots and Future of Management Theory: A Systems Perspective

William Roth - 1999 - 232 pages
...human right to be secondary to his own profit must now give way to the advocate of human welfare which rightly maintains that every man holds his property...whatever degree the public welfare may require."" Thus, as in England, following the excesses bred by laissez faire, the pendulum of economic philosophy...
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American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century

Gary Gerstle - 2002 - 454 pages
...individuals. "The man," Roosevelt wrote, "who wrongly holds that every human right is secondary to his profit must now give way to the advocate of human welfare,...to whatever degree the public welfare may require it."77 Such an ideological reorientation, Roosevelt acknowledged, would necessitate "a policy of a...
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The Progressive Assault on Laissez Faire: Robert Hale and the First Law and ...

Barbara Fried - 2009 - 352 pages
...face to face with new conceptions of the relations of property to human welfare. . . [P]roperty [is] subject to the general right of the community to regulate...to whatever degree the public welfare may require it."184 The police powers doctrine in practice thus allowed progressives to recast virtually the entire...
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Rail Infrastructure: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Railroads of the ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Railroads - 2001 - 173 pages
...and that this is private property. I would simply remind you of what Teddy Roosevelt said, which is that every man holds his property subject to the general right of the community to regulate it to whatever degree the public welfare may require it. I think that is certainly true of railroad...
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The Wisdom of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - 2003 - 192 pages
...pushing their claims too far. The man who wrongly holds that every human right is secondary to his profit must now give way to the advocate of human welfare,...whatever degree the public welfare may require it. Ibid. Public Service Like most young men in politics, I went through various oscillations of feeling...
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The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933

Arthur Meier Schlesinger - 2003 - 557 pages
..."The man who wrongly holds that every human right is secondary to his profit," Roosevelt declared, "must now give way to the advocate of human welfare,...whatever degree the public welfare may require it." 11 To whatever degree: this was strong language, even for Teddy Roosevelt. rv One other force contributed...
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The California Republic: Institutions, Statesmanship, and Policies

Brian P. Janiskee, Ken Masugi - 2004 - 368 pages
...pushing their claims too far. The man who wrongly holds that every human right is secondary to his profit must now give way to the advocate of human welfare,...its use to whatever degree the public welfare may require.6 From at least the 1960s to the present day, the California Supreme Court has been a spear...
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1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft & Debs-- the Election that Changed the Country

Henry Luce Professor in Free Inquiry and Expression James Chace, James Chace - 2004 - 323 pages
...government. Above all, "The man who wrongly holds that every human right is secondary to his profit must now give way to the advocate of human welfare,...to whatever degree the public welfare may require it."6 specific in spelling out what he believed government should do. He was also spurred on to articulate...
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The European Dream: How Europe's Vision of the Future is Quietly Eclipsing ...

Jeremy Rifkin - 2004 - 434 pages
...pushing their claims too far. The man who wrongly holds that every human right is secondary to his profit must now give way to the advocate of human welfare,...its use to whatever degree the public welfare may require.67 America's flirtation with the redistribution of wealth picked up steam during the global...
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