A person may cause evil to others, not only by his actions, but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

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One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests.

One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests.

Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people it is true that most stupid people

Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.

The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius men

The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius mental vigor and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.

That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.

That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time.

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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.

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    Of all the bad men, religious bad men are the worst.

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    Negative desires can cause no evil if you do not allow yourself to be seduced by them.

    In battling evil, excess is good; for he who is moderate in announcing the truth is presenting half-truth. He conceals the other half out of fear of the people’s wrath.

    In battling evil, excess is good; for he who is moderate in announcing the truth is presenting half-truth. He conceals the other half out of fear of the people’s wrath.

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