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Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.
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The distinction between historian and poet is not in the one writing prose and the other verse... the one describes the thing that has been, and the other a kind of thing that might be. Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are of the nature rather of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.
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No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
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Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
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The greatest crimes are caused by surfeit, not by want.
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Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
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