His smile is like the silver plate on a coffin.

— John Philpot Curran

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The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.

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I have never yet heard of a murderer who was not afraid of a ghost.

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The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance.

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Assassinate me you may; intimidate me you cannot.

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To brand man with infamy, and let him free, is an absurdity that peoples our forests with assassins.

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The first inventions of commerce are, like those of all other arts, cunning and short-sighted.

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The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance;

which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime, and the punishment of his guilt.

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But as in wailing there's nought availing, And Death unfailing will strike the blow, Then for that reason, and for a season, Let us be merry before we go.

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Evil prospers when good men do nothing.

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Madame de Stael talks herself into a beauty.

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It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active. The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime and the punishment of his guilt.

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When I can't talk sense, I talk metaphor.

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About John Philpot Curran

Quotes 13 sayings
Nationality Irish
Profession Public Servant
Birthday October 16
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