Rest in reason; move in passion.
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Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
We rail at trade, but the historian of the world will see that it was the principle of liberty; that it settled America, and destroyed feudalism, and made peace and keeps peace; that it will abolish slavery.
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the counsels, and to leave the observations and conclusions thereupon to the liberty and faculty of every man’s judgment.
People care more about being thought to have taste than about being thought either good, clever or amiable.
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of passing life with an amiable woman.
For too long I have silenced my heart, that now, when I give it the opportunity to speak, it no longer remembers its voice. Locked away, it forgot what it’s like to be free; to roam. Imprisoned within loneliness, I fear Stockholm syndrome has developed.
The philosopher is Nature’s pilot. And there you have our difference: to be n hell is to drift: to be in heaven is to steer.