The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory.
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As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
It is neither wealth nor splendor but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor - over each other.
One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them.
He who knows best knows how little he knows.
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.
The more wit the less courage.
A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
I think music is the most phenomenal platform for intellectual thought.
You can't but know that if you can capture the emotions of the audience as well as their minds, the play will work better, because it's a narrative art form.
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking.
The Bee Gees, to us, was the three brothers. In Maurice's name, we would respect that and not be the Bee Gees anymore.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life define yourself.
One thing I hope I'll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again.
I like a woman with a head on her shoulders. I hate necks.