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'The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.'


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'Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.'


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'Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.'


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'The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.'


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'Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.'


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'As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.'


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'Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.'


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'One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.'


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'The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.'


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'Not failure, but low aim, is crime.'


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'Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime. Not failure, but low aim is crime.'


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'The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.'


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'Freedom is the only law which genius knows.'


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'Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day, which must be done, whether you like it or not.'


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'Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.'


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'Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.'


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'Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.'


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'Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.'


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'Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.'


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'A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.'


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'Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.'


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'Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.'


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'To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.'


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'Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day, which must be done, whether you like it or not.'


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'Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.'


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'Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.'


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'Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.'


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'Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.'


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'Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.'


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'Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.'


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'The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.'


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'Light is the symbol of truth.'


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'Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.'


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'Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.'


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'The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it.'


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'Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side.'


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'Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.'


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'Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed.'


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'On one issue at least, men and women agree they both distrust women.'


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'Every person born into this world their work is born with them.'

 

 

 

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