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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours.

All people are equal, it is not birth, it is virtue alone that makes the difference.
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force.
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Give me books, fruit, French wine and fine weather and a little music out of doors, played by someone I do not know. I admire lolling on a lawn by a water-lilied pond to eat white currants and see goldfish: and go to the fair in the evening if I'm good. There is not hope for that --one is sure to get into some mess before evening.
There is not a fiercer hell than the failure in a great object.
I have nothing to give but blood, sweat, and tears. But I say this to you: Never, never, never give up.
Colonies do not cease to be colonies because they are independent.
Today the nations of the world may be divided into two classes -- the nations in which the government fears the people, and the nations in which the people fear the government.

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