Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.

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No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.

He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.

He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.

The things I want to know are in books, my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read

The things I want to know are in books, my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.

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