The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.

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America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which h

America was indebted to immigration for her settlement and prosperity. That part of America which had encouraged them most, had advanced most rapidly in population, agriculture and the arts.

Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions aga

Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.

The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at

The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home.

All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.

All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.

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    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven if you still know everything you're still seventeen.

    The beginning of wisdom, as they say. When you're seventeen you know everything. When you're twenty-seven, if you still know everything, you're still seventeen.

    One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.

    One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.

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    The best skill at cards is knowing when to discard.

    Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself.

    Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself.

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