I think the first duty of society is justice.

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There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty that makes human nature rise above itself in acts of brave

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty that makes human nature rise above itself in acts of bravery and heroism.

Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.

Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.

Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dict

Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.

Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.

Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government.

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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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