When a government becomes powerful it is destructive, extravagant and violent; it is an usurer which takes bread from innocent mouths and deprives honorable men of their substance, for votes with which to perpetuate itself
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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The mind of each man is the man himself
Laws are silent in time of war.
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Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
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Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with deeper fangs than freedom never endangered
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A man of courage is also full of faith.
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Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the...