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'Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.'


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'Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.'


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'The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.'


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'By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory the only object of respect that can never excite envy.'


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'Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.'


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'Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.'

 

 

 

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