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The balance of power is the scale of peace.
Titles are like a magicians wand which circumscribe human facility and prevent
He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens
Priests and conjurors are of the same trade.
This new world hath been the asylum for the persecuted lovers of
I know not whether taxes are raised to fight wars, or wars
The Creation speaks a universal language, independent of human speech or human
A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody.
It is only by the exercise of reason that man can discover God.
It is for the good of nations, and not for the emolument
As property, honestly obtained, is best secured by an equality of rights,
Oppression is often the consequence, but seldom or never the means of riches.
I had come to realize the importance of the Nation, and of
It is better for a man to die at peace with himself
Suffering makes you live time in detail, moment after moment. Which is
Have we not huddled in bunkers, while some premonition of tomorrow hung
He who boasts of his descent is like a potato: the best part is underground.
My greatest inspiration has to be a Thai lady called Kru Nam, 40,
I don’t want what I am saying to sound like a prophecy
Being rejected from something good just means that Allah is pointing you
In my kids school, the married family is an anomaly which I