Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.

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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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    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    More men die of jealousy than of cancer.

    More men die of jealousy than of cancer.

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