Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.

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A little learning indeed may be a dangerous thing but the want of learning is a calamity to any peo

A little learning indeed may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

America is false to the past false to the present and solemnly binds herself to be false to the fut

America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future.

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.

No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fast

No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.

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