Croesus said to Cambyses, That peace was better than war, because in peace the sons did bury their fathers but in wars the fathers did bury their sons

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Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not and a sense of humor to console him for

Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

A man cannot speak to his son but as a father to his wife but as a husband to his enemy but upon te

A man cannot speak to his son but as a father, to his wife but as a husband, to his enemy but upon terms, whereas a friend may speak as the case requires, and not as it sorteth with the person.

Certainly it is a heaven upon earth to have a man's mind to move in charity rest in providence and

Certainly it is a heaven upon earth to have a man's mind to move in charity, rest in providence and turn upon the poles of truth.

A just fear of an imminent danger though there be no blow given is a lawful cause of war

A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war

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    Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.

    That until the basic human rights Are equally guaranteed to all, Without regard to race - Dis a war.

    That until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all, without regard to race - Dis a war.

    Until the colour of a man's skin Is of no more significance than the colour of his eyes - Me say war.

    Until the colour of a man's skin is of no more significance than the colour of his eyes - Me say war.

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