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Here are a couple of generalisations about England that would be accepted by almost all observers. One is that the English are not ...
One of its [James A. Garfield's assassination] lessons, perhaps its most important lesson, is the folly, the wickedness, and the d ...
The approval of the public is to be avoided like the plague. It is absolutely essential to keep the public from entering if one wi ...
I think it saves much confusion to regard religion as quite distinct from morality, or the right conduct of life--as having necess ...
In a universe that is all gradations of matter, from gross to fine to finer, so that we end up with everything we are composed of ...
The truth properly means the sum of all true propositions, what omniscience would assert, the whole ideal system of qualities and ...
It is rare indeed that people give. Most people guard and keep; they suppose that it is they themselves and what they identify wit ...
Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national ...
Procrastination and impatience form a system of checks and balances.
Few white citizens are acquainted with blacks other than those projected by the media and the so--called educational system, which ...
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