Must a government, of necessity, be too strong for the liberties of its own people, or too weak to maintain its own existence.
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Every man over forty is responsible for his face.
One is a majority if he is right.
It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river.
Has it popular sovereignty not got down as thin as the homeopathic soup that was made by boiling the shadow of a pigeon that had starved to death.
Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history.
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