A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together would be my standard of a statesman.

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Our patience will achieve more than our force.

Our patience will achieve more than our force.

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows and of lending existence to nothing.

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows and of lending existence to nothing.

But what is liberty without wisdom and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils, fo

But what is liberty without wisdom and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils, for it is folly vice and madness without tuition or restraint.

The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind is curiosity.

The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind is curiosity.

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