What we may obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly t is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price on its goods.
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Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.
One of the strongest natural proofs of the folly of hereditary right in kings is, that nature disapproves it otherwise she would not so frequently turn it into ridicule by giving mankind an ass in place of a lion
When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
The United States of America will sound as pompously in the world or in history as The Kingdom of Great Britain.
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A lot of student directors used to pick other students to be in their graduate films, so. I ended up doing a couple of them just for fun. Eventually, I got an agent through a friend and I did some commercials; then I got Knots Landing.
Brian Austin Green
I remember being shocked when I came out from under the focusing cloth after a minute or two being submerged within that, at the startling green color of those ferns.