for the lesser evil is reckoned a good in comparison with the greater evil, since the lesser evil is rather to be chosen than the greater
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I say that habit's but a long practice, friend, And this becomes men's nature in the end
The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
To the sober person adventurous conduct often seems insanity.
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One does not lash hat lies at a distance. The foibles that we ridicule must at least be a little bit our own. Only then will the work be a part of our own flesh. The garden must be weeded.
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