"Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim."
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"A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves."
"Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude."
"Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul."
"Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue."
"There is a calmness to a life lived in Gratitude, a quiet joy."
"Remember that not to be happy is not to be grateful."
"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others."
"To remind a man of the good turns you have done him is very much like a reproach."
"The worst thing in the world next to anarchy, is government."
"The art of government is not to let me grow stale."
"Public instruction should be the first object of government."
"Large legislative bodies resolve themselves into coteries, and coteries into jealousies."
"The government must always be a step ahead of the popular movement."
"But their determination to banish fools foundered ultimately in the installation of absolute idiots."
"Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government."
"The point to remember is what government gives it must first take away"
"By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more."
"Good government is the outcome of private virtue."
"Though the people support the government; the government should not support the people."
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