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    A corporation has no rights except those given it by law. It can exercise no power except that conferred upon it by the people through legislation, and the people should be as free to withhold as to give, public interest and not private advantage being the end in view.

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  2. 9

    One miracle is just as easy to believe as another.

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  3. 8

    Two people in a conversation amount to four people talking. The four are what one person says, what he really wanted to say, what his listener heard, and what he thought he heard.

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  4. 7

    The Bible holds up before us ideals that are within sight of the weakest and the lowliest, and yet so high that the best and the noblest are kept with their faces turned ever upward. It carries the call of the Saviour to the remotest corners of the earth; on its pages are written the assurances of the present and our hopes for the future

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  5. 6

    Selfish interest is one of the most common obstructions to the advance of truth.

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  6. 5

    As long as there are human rights to be defended; as long as there are great interests to be guarded; as long as the welfare of nations is a matter for discussion, so long will public speaking have its place.

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  7. 4

    No one can earn a million dollars honestly.

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  8. 3

    Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country.

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  9. 2

    All the ills from which America suffers can be traced back to the teaching of evolution. It would be better to destroy every other book ever written, and save just the first three verses of Genesis.

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  10. 1

    Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.

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  11. Last Update: 24 September 2022

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