It is the first rule in oratory that a man must appear such as he would persuade others to be: and that can be accomplished only by the force of his life.
A wise man will find us to be rogues by our faces.
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.
You should never be ashamed to admit you have been wrong. It only proves you are wiser today than yesterday
The sight of you is good for sore eyes.
When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy.
We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.
Last Update: 6 March 2021
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