"In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution."
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"Learn to think continentally."
"In the main it will be found that a power over a mans support [salary] is a power over his will."
"I never expect to see a perfect work from imperfect man."
"Your people, sir, is nothing but a great beast!"
"Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives."
"The system is the best that the present views and circumstances of the country will permit."
"A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing."
"We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided."
"Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal."
"Power over a man's subsistence amounts to power over his will."
"Even to observe neutrality you must have a strong government."
"Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing."
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