A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
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First, have a definite, clear practical ideal a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
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.
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
Some men are just as sure of the truth of their opinions as are others of what they know
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