It is your business when the wall next door catches fire.
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He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
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The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
Liberty is slow fruit. It is never cheap; it is made difficult because freedom is the accomplishment and perfectness of man.
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man’s form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.
It is not given to us to peer into the mysteries of the future. Still, I avow my hope and faith, sure and inviolate, that in the days to come the British and American peoples will for their own safety and for the good of all walk together side by side in majesty, in justice, and in peace.
A man cannot free himself by any self-denying ordinances, neither by water nor potatoes, nor by violent possibilities, by refusing to swear, refusing to pay taxes, by going to jail, or by taking another man’s crops or squatting on his land. By none of these ways can he free himself; no, nor by paying his debts with money; only by obedience to his own genius.