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A conscientious man would be cautious how he dealt in blood.
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A nation is not conquered which is perpetually to be conquered.
Nations
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A populace never rebels from passion for attack, but from impatience of suffering.
Rebellion
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A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Change
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Ambition can creep as well as soar.
Ambition
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Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist.
Corruption
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An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent.
Scandal
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Applaud us when we run, Console us when we fall, Cheer us when we recover.
Praise
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Bad laws are the worst form of tyranny.
Law and Lawyers
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By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Perseverance
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Contempt is not a thing to be despised.
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Custom reconciles us to everything.
Custom
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Early and provident fear is the mother of safety.
Safety
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Education is the cheap defence of nations.
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Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other
Example
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Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Flattery
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Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits.
Economy and Economics
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Good order is the foundation of all great things.
Order
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Great men are the guideposts and landmarks in the state.
Greatness
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I know of nothing sublime which is not some modification of power.
Power
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I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.
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If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Wealth
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If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Virtue
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In all forms of government the people is the true legislator.
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In the groves of their academy, at the end of every vista, you see nothing but the gallows.
Repression
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