All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.

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The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.

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The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men.

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