The sovereign is called a tyrant who knows no laws but his caprice.
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It is proved…that things cannot be other than they are, for since everything was made for a purpose, it follows that everything is made for the best purpose.
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I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won’t.
It does not need that a poem should be long. Every word was once a poem. Every new relationship is a new word.
Great people are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world.
Why is that others have so much faith in me, while I have so little? Why can’t I have the same belief in me that they have? Why can’t I see in myself, what they do? What is it that makes me, hold myself back? How many more hurdles do I need to overcome? There are so many questions that I have to find the answers to. And I will only find them by focusing and being completely honest with myself.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
We must hold a man amenable to reason for the choice of his daily craft or profession. It is not an excuse any longer for his deeds that they are the custom of his trade. What business has he with an evil trade?
Here undoubtedly lies the chief poetic energy: -in the force of imagination that pierces or exalts the solid fact, instead of floating among cloud-pictures.
That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you’. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in’.