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The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.
If you can't distinguish people from lap-dogs, you shouldn't undertake philanthropic work.
If a Sovereign should, by great accident, deviate into moderation, justice, and clemency, what a contemptible figure would he make ...
It is one thing to live, another to philosophize. When therefore the question is about the conduct of our lives, and the performan ...
The last thing I wanted to do was to be a 'wartime' President.
As though a rose should shut, and be a bud again.
We frequently are troublesome to others, when we think it impossible for us ever to be so.
They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom.
Sweet Echo, sweetest Nymph that liv'st unseen
Within thy airy shell
Vanity is the fear of appearing original: it is thus a lack of pride, but not necessarily a lack of originality.
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