And having looked to Government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn and bite the hand that fed them.
Quote by Edmund Burke
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The march of the human mind is slow.
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Slavery is a weed that grows on every soil.
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There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
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Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
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