We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.
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A philosopher is one who desires to discern the truth.
It is as expedient that a wicked man be punished as that a sick man be cured by a physician for all chastisement is a kind of medicine.
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
For good nurture and education implant good constitutions.
The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.
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