Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.

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Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.

Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.

He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past

He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser t

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than the one that comes after it.

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.

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    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

    We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.

    Society is our extended mind and body.

    Society is our extended mind and body.

    They say I'm old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!

    They say I'm old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!

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