The American constitutions were to liberty, what a grammar is to language they define its parts of speech, and practically construct them into syntax
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Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.
Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts.
I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church.
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I think there is no world without theatre.
If somebody ever wished to be me for a day, they'd be the most pissed-off person once they got here. They would be, like, in hell.
Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice.