Of all the species of literary composition perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed which is wanting in general history.

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In matters of conscience first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence last thoughts are best.

In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.

Rising health care spending occurs because it is beneficial not a burden on the economy.

Rising health care spending occurs because it is beneficial, not a burden on the economy.

Call things by their right names - Glass of brandy and water! That is the current but not the appro

Call things by their right names - Glass of brandy and water! That is the current but not the appropriate name, ask for a glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation.

We should be more anxious that our afflictions should benefit us than that they should be speedily

We should be more anxious that our afflictions should benefit us than that they should be speedily removed from us.

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    The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.

    The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past, so that we can live our dreams.

    Perhaps the history of the errors of mankind, all things considered, is more valuable and interesting than that of their discoveries.

    Perhaps the history of the errors of mankind, all things considered, is more valuable and interesting than that of their discoveries.

    Truly great people in history never wanted to be great for themselves. All they wanted was the chance to do good for others and be close to God.

    Truly great people in history never wanted to be great for themselves. All they wanted was the chance to do good for others and be close to God.

    Beware the Ides of March.

    Beware the Ides of March.

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