The assertion that "all men are created equal" was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain, and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.

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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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    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." - Martin Luther King, Jr. Quote

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    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    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.

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