william h beveridge quotes

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Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of the common man.
In conversation the game is, to say something new with old words. And you shall observe a man of the people picking his way along, ...
The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.
The way for a young man to rise, is to improve himself every way he can, never suspecting that any body wishes to hinder him.
I expect to maintain this contest until successful, or till I die, or am conquered, or my term expires, or Congress or the country ...
There may sometimes be ungenerous attempts to keep a young man down; and they will succeed too, if he allows his mind to be divert ...
Allow me to assure you, that suspicion and jealousy never did help any man in any situation.
He says NO! in thunder; but the Devil himself cannot make him say yes.
Why, ever since Adam, who has got to the meaning of this great allegory--the world? Then we pygmies must be content to have our pa ...
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