Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare.
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I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: “O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.” And God granted it.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
The safest course is to do nothing against one’s conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.
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Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.
I want to be free; to escape. I use my pen as oars; the paper as my boat. I fill these pages to keep me afloat. I ride the waves of turmoil, so I can paddle away to calmer seas.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sun beams and you will always look lovely!
Go anywhere in England where there are natural, wholesome, contented, and really nice English people; and what do you always find? That the stables are the real center of the household.
Wherever a man goes, men will pursue him and paw him with their dirty institutions, and, if they can, constrain him to belong to their desperate odd-fellow society.