To have the power of forgetting, for the time, self, friends, interests, relationship; and to think of doing right toward another, a stranger, an enemy, perhaps, is to have that which men can share only with the angels, and with Him who is above men and angels.

— David Dudley Field II

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Judges are but men, and are swayed like other men by vehement prejudices.

This is corruption in reality, give it whatever other name you please.


Government is the greatest combination for forces known to human society.

It can command more men and raise more money than any and all other agencies combined.


To be afraid is the miserable condition of a coward.

To do wrong, or omit to do right from fear, is to superadd delinquency to cowardice.


The union of the states is indissoluble; the country is undivided and indivisible forever.

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