One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able vicariously to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.

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A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one it comes as sincerely from the author's sou

A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one - it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self.

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self.

The proper study of mankind is books.

The proper study of mankind is books.

The more powerful and original a mind the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

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    I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.

    I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.

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