What has been the effect of religious coercion? To make half the world fools, and the other half hypocrites.
Quote by Thomas Jefferson
Where a new invention promises to be useful, it ought to be tried
One man with courage is a majority.
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The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
A single good government is a blessing to the whole earth.
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Delay is preferable to error.
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Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
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Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.