The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory.
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It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.
The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of stuff to make good generals. We are first, therefore, to seek them blindfold, and then let them learn the trade at the expense of great losses.
I could definitely see myself making a serious movie or a drama in the future.
I've only slept with men I've been married to. How many women can make that claim?
The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
The transatlantic relationship is vital for both our countries: France will remain a reliable ally of the United States. Nevertheless, ally does not mean aligned.
Confidence is something you're born with. I know I had loads of it even at the age of 15.
The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
For good and bad results,I will always praise you GOD
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder.