The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.

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Peace above all things is to be desired but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable

Peace above all things is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.

It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own

It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.

The brave man inattentive to his duty is worth little more to his country than the coward who deser

The brave man inattentive to his duty is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.

Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.

Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.

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    I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal."

    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.

    Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way

    Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.

    We are therefore out of touch with reality. We confuse the world as talked about, described, and measured with the world which actually is.

    We are, therefore, out of touch with reality. We confuse the world as talked about, described, and measured with the world which actually is. 

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