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Procrastination and impatience form a system of checks and balances.
When we can drain the Ocean into mill-ponds, and bottle up the Force of Gravity, to be sold by retail, in gas jars; then may we ho ...
It is the delight of vulgar talent to dazzle and to bind the beholder. But true genius seeks to defend us from itself. True genius ...
A majority, held in restraint by constitutional checks, and limitations, and always changing easily, with deliberate changes of po ...
The gold-digger is the enemy of the honest laborer, whatever checks and compensations there may be. It is not enough to tell me th ...
If you find that you can't make seventy by any but an uncomfortable road, don't you go. When they take off the Pullman and retire ...
Old fools are babes again, and must be used
With checks as flatteries.
However different men's fortunes may be, there is always something or other that balances the ill and the good, and makes all even ...
There was a kind of shifting of the balances of my brain, of the way I had been thinking, the same kind of realignment as when, a ...
[Popular government] rests in the common sense, and the self- restraint of the American people. It rests in the knowledge of the m ...
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