"Shall we judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely."
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"All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one."
"My chief want in life is someone who shall make me do what I can."
"Let us treat the men and women well: treat them as if they were real: perhaps they are."
"Men are what their mothers made them."
"Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations."
"The torments of martyrdom are probably most keenly felt by the bystanders."
"The masses have no habit of self reliance or original action."
"Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices."
"Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste."
"The basis of good manners is self-reliance."
"Shallow people believe in luck and in circumstances; Strong people believe in cause and effect."
"All mankind loves a lover."
"The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried."
"Columbus discovered no isle or key so lonely as himself."
"People do not deserve to have good writings; they are so pleased with the bad."
"The wonder is always new that any sane man can be a sailor."
"The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most."
"The silence that accepts merit as the most natural thing in the world is the highest applause."
"A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule."
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