Of all tyrannies a country can suffer, the worst is the tyranny of the majority.
William Inge (1860 - 1954)
Contributed by: Zaady
Worry is interest paid on trouble before it falls due.
The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born.
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
Source: "Outspoken Essays"
The enemies of Freedom do not argue; they shout and they shoot.
Source: "End of an Age"
The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular reason for being happy except that they are so.
Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself.
The nations which have put mankind and posterity most in their debt have been small states-Israel, Athens, Florence, Elizabethan England.
There are two kinds of fools: one says, "This is old, therefore it is good"; the other says, "This is new, therefore it is better."
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