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How much pain have cost us the evils which have never happened.
The genius of architecture seems to have shed its maledictions over this land.
There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talent.
Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.
No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one ever will.
The sickly, weakly, timid man fears the people, and is a Tory by nature.
Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them like the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched.
Though written constitutions may be violated in moments of passion or delusion, yet they furnish a text to which those who are watchful may again rally and recall the people; they fix too for the people the principles of their political creed.
In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
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