To be a citizen in a democracy, a human being must be given a healthy start.
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The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
All excess is ill, but drunkenness is of the worst sort. It spoils health, dismounts the mind, and unmans men. It reveals secrets, is quarrelsome, lascivious, impudent, dangerous and bad.
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory.
If it be an evil to judge rashly or untruly any single man, how much a greater sin it is to condemn a whole people.
Events can neither be regarded as a series of adventures nor strung on the thread of a preconceived moral. They must obey their own laws.
Do you know that the tendrils of graft and corruption have become mighty interlacing roots so that even men who would like to be honest are tripped and trapped by them?
If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood. This is, in fact, the definition of a peaceable revolution, if any such is possible.