The worst government is the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
Quote by Henry Louis Mencken
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Remorse is regret that one waited so long to do it
Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness
One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence