Conservative n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.

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The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.

The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.

History is an account mostly false of events mostly unimportant which are brought about by rulers m

History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.

The covers of this book are too far apart.

The covers of this book are too far apart.

Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge of things withou

Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge of things without parallel.

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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.

    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.

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

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

    You can fool some people sometimes, but you can’t fool all the people all the time

    You can fool some people sometimes, but you can’t fool all the people all the time.

    Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.

    Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.

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