There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
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The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot, or ought not to be done.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.
I am the woman I grew to be partly in spite of my mother, and partly because of the extraordinary love of her best friends, and my own best friends' mothers, and from surrogates, many of whom were not women at all but gay men. I have loved them my entire life, even after their passing.
I have found little that is 'good' about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.
Perhaps life is just that... a dream and a fear.
People see I am a mother and head of a household. Today in Chile, one-third of households are run by women. They wake up, take the children to school, go to work. To them I am hope.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
All humanity is passion without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
A good thing to remember is somebody's got it a lot worse than we do.
We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.