Initial Capacity

Famous quotes containing the words initial and/or capacity:

    No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been.
    Hannah Arendt (1906–1975)

    Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
    Reinhold Niebuhr (1892–1971)