For this reason poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history.
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Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.
Well begun is half done.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.
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