Of two pleasures if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it that is the more desirable pleasure.

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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.

A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction and in either case he

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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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.

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