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The clemency of princes is very often only a state-trick, to gain upon the affections of their subjects.
...if you are to gain any great amount of good from the world, you must attain a passive condition of mind. ...it is never to be f ...
Playing games with agreed upon rules helps children learn to live by rules, establish the delicate balance between competition and ...
You do not expect a distinguished lawyer to clean his own clothes, a doctor to groom his horse, a teacher to take care of the scho ...
Hamilton took as his major premise the evil nature of man and followed with the consequent need for an authoritative government in ...
Yet must I not give Nature all; thy art,
My gentle Shakespeare, must enjoy a part.
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Suppose you go to war, you cannot fight always; and when, after much loss on both sides, and no gain on either, you cease fighting ...
I look upon those pitiful concretions of lime and clay which spring up, in mildewed forwardness, out of the kneaded fields about o ...
The Prince but studies his companions
Like a strange tongue, wherein, to gain the language,
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There are, indeed, severe things in it which no man should read aloud more than once. "Seek first the kingdom of heaven." "Lay not ...
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