In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil but because of the people who don't do anything about it.

No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.

Some rise by sin and some by virtue fall.

Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.

Society is our extended mind and body.

One of many ways to be useful is to inspire people to forget some rules imposed by society. Important rules are dictated by our hearts.

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.

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