A man who works beyond the surface of things, though he may be wrong himself, yet he clears the way for others and may make even his errors subservient to the cause of truth. A Philosophical Inquiry Into The Origins Of The Sublime And Beatiful.

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A man who works beyond the surface of things,though he may be wrong himself, yet he clears the way for others and may make even his errors subservient to the cause of truth. A Philosophical Enquiry Into The Sublime and Beautiful

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All government -- indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act -- is founded on compromise and barter. Speech on the Conciliation of America

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All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.

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Bad law is the worst sort of tyranny.

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Better be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident security.

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Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.

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Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises; it costs nothing.

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I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone.

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It is by imitation, far more than by precept, that we learn everything; and what we learn thus, we acquire not only more efficiently, but more pleasantly. This forms our manners, our opinions, our lives.

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