No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Quote by Jean-jacques Rousseau
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Nature never deceives us it is we who deceive ourselves.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.
We are born weak, we need strength helpless, we need aid foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.
Base souls have no faith in great individuals.
God made me and broke the mold.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
There is no sin greater than ignorance.
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
The U.S. has since the end of World War II had an answer - we stand for free peoples and free markets, we are willing to support and defend them - we will sustain a balance of power that favors freedom.
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.