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Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity.

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Civilization is the order and freedom is promoting cultural activity.

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Moral codes adjust themselves to environmental conditions.

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Sixty years ago I knew everything now I know nothing education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.

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Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.

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Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.

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Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent.

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Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.

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Our knowledge is a receding mirage in an expanding desert of ignorance.

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Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.

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Bankers know that history is inflationary and that money is the last thing a wise man will hoard.

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Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years.

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History is mostly guessing the rest is prejudice.

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In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.

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Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.

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Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal.

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