"Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature."
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"Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool."
"Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return."
"He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship."
"We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over."
"Neither have they hearts to stay, nor wit enough to run away."
"In a minute there is time for decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse."
"I used to be indecisive; now I'm not sure."
"To do nothing is also a good remedy."
"Once I make up my mind, I'm full of indecision."
"Once he makes up his mind, he's full of indecision. [On Dwight D. Eisenhower]"
"The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision."
"It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing."
"Don't stand shivering upon the bank; plunge in at once, and have it over."
"He who hesitates is sometimes saved."
"I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up."
"Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence."
"No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person."
"I am lord of myself, accountable to none."
"In the word of no master am I bound to believe."
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