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That man is truly free who desires what he is able to perform, and does what he desires.


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People in their natural state are basically good. But this natural innocence,however, is corrupted by the evils of society.

People in their natural state are basically good. But this natural innocence,however, is corrupted by the evils of society.



I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.

I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.



There are always four sides to a story: your side, their side, the truth and what really happened.

There are always four sides to a story: your side, their side, the truth and what really happened.



Freedom is the power to choose our own chains

Freedom is the power to choose our own chains



The freedom of Mankind does not lie in the fact that can do what we want, but that we do not have to do that which we do not want.

The freedom of Mankind does not lie in the fact that can do what we want, but that we do not have to do that which we do not want.



People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.



Why should we build our happiness on the opinons of others, when we can find it in our own hearts?

Why should we build our happiness on the opinons of others, when we can find it in our own hearts?



Those people who treat politics and morality separately will never understand either of them.

Those people who treat politics and morality separately will never understand either of them.



I am not made like any of those I have seen. I venture to believe that I am not made like any of those who are in existence. If I am not better, at least I am different.

I am not made like any of those I have seen. I venture to believe that I am not made like any of those who are in existence. If I am not better, at least I am different.



No one is happy unless he respects himself.

No one is happy unless he respects himself.





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It was my turn to be silent while a small family of moments crossed my path, single file, from the left, sticking their tongues out at me.

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We are not supposed to be all equal. Let's just forget that. We are supposed to have equal rights under law. If we do that, we have done enough.

We are not supposed to be all equal. Let's just forget that. We are supposed to have equal rights under law. If we do that, we have done enough.



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Doubt wisely; in strange way To stand inquiring right, is not to stray; To sleep, or run wrong, is.



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When we...go back in to the past and rake up all the troubles we've had, we end up reeling and straggering through life. Stability and peace of mind come by living in the moment.

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