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It is commonly said, and more particularly by Lord Shaftesbury, that ridicule is the best test of truth; for that it will not stic ...
In this nation I see tens of millions of its citizens, a substantial part of its whole population, who at this very moment are den ...
The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed f ...
There's only one good test of pornography. Get twelve normal men to read the book, and then ask them, "Did you get an erection?" I ...
Our common stock of words embodies all the distinctions men have found worth drawing, and the connections they have found worth ma ...
... the surest test of discipline is its absence.
I have seen in my time two enormous extensions of the suffrage to men--one in America and one in England. But neither the negroes ...
By the worldly standards of public life, all scholars in their work are of course oddly virtuous. They do not make wild claims, th ...
For most men, and most circumstances, pleasure--tangible material prosperity in this world--is the safest test of virtue. Progress ...
Wonderful "Force of Public Opinion!" We must act and walk in all points as it prescribes; follow the traffic it bids us, realise t ...
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