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When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
Let justice be done, though the world perish. (Fiat justitia et pereat mundus.)
I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King--my republican feelings and p ...
This made you first to know the Why
You liked, then after to apply
Not lived; for life doth her great actions spell,
By what was done and wrought
It is not growing like a tree
In bulk, doth make man better be,
Wise child, didst hastily return
And mad'st thy mother's womb thine urn.
He stood, a soldier, to the last right end,
A perfect patriot and a noble friend,
The final hour when we cease to exist does not itself bring death; it merely of itself completes the death-process. We reach death ...
Just as the mother's womb holds us for ten months not in preparation for itself but for the region to which we seem to be discharg ...
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