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  1. The heart is the best reflective thinker.

  2. Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.

  3. What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.

  4. The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.

  5. To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship

  6. Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.

  7. What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.

  8. Revolutions are not made, they come.

  9. Responsibility educates.

  10. Christianity is a battle not a dream.

  11. If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.

  12. Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection: they have many friends and few enemies.

  13. Power is every stealing from the many to the few.

  14. To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.

  15. Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.

  16. On a single winged word hath hung the destiny of nations.

  17. Insurrection of thought always precedes insurrection of arms.

  18. We live under a government of men and morning newspapers.

  19. Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator.

  20. Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but of great talent; and men of no talent, but of one principle - that of obedience to their superiors.

  21. To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation, and kept the planets in their places.

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  22. Revolutions never go backward.

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  23. What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.

  24. Aristocracy is always cruel.

  25. Write on my gravestone: Infidel, Traitor.--infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor to every government that oppresses the people.

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  26. The keener the want the lustier the growth.

  27. One on God's side is a majority.

  28. Eternal vigilance is the price of libertypower is ever stealing from the many to the few. The hand entrusted with power becomes the necessary enemy of the people. Only by continual oversight can the democrat in office be prevented from hardening into a despot: only by unintermitted Agitation can a people be kept sufficiently awake to principle not to let liberty be smothered in material prosperity.

  29. Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.

  30. Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.

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