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There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume ...
Young men are as apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are to think themselves sober enough. They look upon spirit t ...
Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their own appetites; in prop ...
In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our er ...
I set out as a sort of self-dependent politician. My opinions were my own. I dashed at all prejudices. I scorned to follow anybody ...
To have striven so hard, to have molded a public personality out of so amorphous an identity, to have sustained that superhuman ef ...
The Devil begat darkness; darkness begat ignorance; ignorance begat error and his brethren; error begat free- will and presumption ...
It was modesty that invented the word "philosopher" in Greece and left the magnificent overweening presumption in calling oneself ...
Who does not know that kings and rulers sprang from men who were ignorant of God, who assumed because of blind greed and intolerab ...
Some years ago, the State met me in behalf of the Church, and commanded me to pay a certain sum toward the support of a clergyman ...
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