America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.
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Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.
Opinions are made to be changed - or how is truth to be got at?
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
Ye stars! which are the poetry of heaven!
I love not man the less, but Nature more.
Absence - that common cure of love.
This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.
Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
My passion for gardening may strike some as selfish, or merely an act of resignation in the face of overwhelming problems that beset the world. It is neither. I have found that each garden is just what Voltaire proposed in Candide: a microcosm of a just and beautiful society.
You balance the budget by restraining the growth of government and encouraging the growth of the private sector.
All the United States, it is a society that is split like to the bottom, that had very poor people in the country that is one of the wealthiest countries.
Every spiritual tradition has this idea of death and resurrection. It's not unique to Christianity.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
We know the past and its great events, the present in its multitudinous complications, chiefly through faith in the testimony of others.
Study after study confirms that even when you control for variables like profession, education, hours worked, age, marital status, and children, men still are compensated substantially more - even in professions, like nursing, dominated by women. No wonder there's a gender gap.
Now workers should have the right to join unions. But unions should not be forced upon workers. And unions should not have the power to take money our of their members' paychecks to buy the support of politicians that are favored by the union bosses.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
I've seen firsthand that being president doesn't change who you are. It reveals who you are.