There is no such thing as justice in the abstract, it is merely a compact between men.

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Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss.

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss.

I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.

I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.

A free life cannot acquire many possessions because this is not easy to do without servility to mob

A free life cannot acquire many possessions because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs.

If God listened to the prayers of men all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever pra

If God listened to the prayers of men all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.

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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.

    More men die of jealousy than of cancer.

    More men die of jealousy than of cancer.

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