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Avarice is the vice of declining years.
Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite.
Beauty, like truth and justice, lives within us; like virtue, and like moral law, it is a companion of the soul.
By common consent grey hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.
Institutions may crumble and governments fall, but it is only that they may renew a better youth, and mount upwards like the eagle.
Notoriety is short-lived; fame is lasting.
The best government rests on the people and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.
The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.
The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another.
The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are blindly adopted; the second wilfully preferred.
Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.
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