The beginning is the most important part of the work.
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Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
What a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colours which music puts upon them, and recited in simple prose.
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Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
It is always from a minority acting in ways different from what the majority would prescribe that the majority in the end learns to do better.
Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
To act from pure benevolence is not possible for finite human beings, Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive.