Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
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The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much inferior in understanding to the person who took the lead in the business.
Early and provident fear is the mother of safety.
I have in general no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper government.
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority.
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