The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.

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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.

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.

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