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The opposition is indispensable. A good statesman, like any other sensible human being, always learns more from his opponents than ...
In general, Machiavellism and Utopianism can be taken to be too sharply opposed; the one realistic and the other idealistic and dr ...
Society is an illusion to the young citizen. It lies before him in rigid repose, with certain names, men, and institutions, rooted ...
Your real statesman is first of all, and chief of all, a great human being, with an eye for all the great fields on which men like ...
I think it better that in times like these
A poet's mouth be silent, for in truth
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To suppose that "I know" is a descriptive phrase, is only one example of the descriptive fallacy, so common in philosophy. Even if ...
There was a young man in Rome that was very like Augustus Caesar; Augustus took knowledge of it and sent for the man, and asked hi ...
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Certainly fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swoln, and drowns things weighty and solid.
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled ...
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