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The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man, and diversity will continue to increase with the progress, refinement, and differentiation of the human intellect.
 

The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
 

The office of the public teacher is an unenviable and thankless one.
 

The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.
[Action]
 

The platform of an Ethical Society is itself the altar; the address must be the fire that burns thereon.
 

We measure our enjoyments by the sum expended.
 

Where the roots of private virtue are diseased, the fruit of public probity cannot but be corrupt.
 

You do not build your own houses, nor make your own garments, nor bake your own bread, simply because you know that if you were to attempt all these things they would all be more or less ill done.
[Attempt]
 


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