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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The aim of law is the maximum gratification of the nervous system of man”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“They taught me, not by precept, but by example, that nothing is more commendable, and more fair, than that a man should lay aside all else, and seek truth; not to preach what he might find; and surely not to try to make his views prevail; but, like Lessing, to find his satisfaction in the search itself.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“No doubt one may quote history to support any cause, as the devil quotes scripture.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I often wonder whether we do not rest our hopes too much upon constitutions, upon laws and upon courts. These are false hopes; believe me, these are false hopes. Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it...”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The mid-day sun is too much for most eyes; one is dazzled even with its reflection. Be careful that too broad and high an aim does not paralyze your effort and clog your springs of action.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“My vote is one of the most unimportant acts of my life; if I were to acquaint myself with the matters on which it ought really to depend, if I were to try to get a judgment on which I was willing to risk affairs of even the smallest moment, I should be doing nothing else, and that seems a fatuous conclusion to a fatuous undertaking.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The art of publicity is a black art; but it has come to stay, and every year adds to its potency.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is enough that we set out to mold the motley stuff of life into some form of our own choosing; when we do, the performance is itself the wage.”

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