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Quote Left But all God's angels come to us disguised... Quote Right
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Quote Left In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking. Quote Right
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Quote Left Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the intelligence. Quote Right
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Quote Left Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle. Quote Right
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Quote Left One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning. Quote Right
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Quote Left As life runs on, the road grows strange With faces new,-and near the end The milestones into headstones change, 'Neath every one a friend. Quote Right
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Quote Left Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor. Quote Right
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Quote Left A wise skepticism is the first attribute of a good critic. Quote Right
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Quote Left Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Wealth may be an ancient thing, for it means power, it means leisure, it means liberty. Quote Right
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Quote Left There is no good arguing with the inevitible. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat. Quote Right
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Quote Left Who knows whither the clouds have fled? In the unscarred heaven they leave no wake,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Light is the symbol of truth. Quote Right
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Quote Left Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. Quote Right
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Quote Left They are slaves who fear to speak, For the fallen and the weak. Quote Right
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Quote Left They talk about their Pilgrim blood, Their birthright high and holy A mountain-stream that ends in mud Methinks is melancholy. Quote Right
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Quote Left A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity. Quote Right
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Quote Left Folks never understand the folks they hate. Quote Right
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Quote Left Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances. Quote Right
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Quote Left We live in oppressive times. We have, as a nation, become our own thought police but instead of calling the process by which we limit our expression of dissent and wonder 'censorship,' we call it 'concern for commercial viability.' Quote Right
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Quote Left All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. Quote Right
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Quote Left There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat. Quote Right
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Quote Left In creating, the only hard thing is to begin a grass blade's no easier to make than an oak. Quote Right
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Quote Left What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral. Quote Right
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