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Man is by nature a political animal.


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He who hath many friends hath none.
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If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.
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I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
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Different men seek happiness in different ways and by different means.
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In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
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They Young People have exalted notions, because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations moreover, their hopeful disposition makes them think themselves equal to great things -- and that means having exalted notions. They would always rather do noble deeds than useful ones Their lives are regulated more by moral feeling than by reasoning -- all their mistakes are in the direction of doing things excessively and vehemently. They overdo everything -- they love too much, hate too much, and the same with everything else.
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