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As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State "What does it matter to me?" the State may be given up for lost.
As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State What does it matter to me the State may be given up for lost.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know.
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties. For he who renounces everything no indemnity is possible. Such a renunciation is incompatible with man's nature to remove all liberty from his will is to remove all morality from his acts.
Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less.
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