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Apollo, sacred guard of earth's true core, Whence first came frenzied, wild prophetic word...
The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth. The second is that he shall suppress nothing that is true. Moreover, there shall be no suspicion of partiality in his writing, or of malice.
A true friend will never be found; for a true friend is one who is, as it were, a second self.
This excessive licence, which the anarchists think is the only true freedom, provides the stock, as it were, from which a tyrant grows.
For there is but one essential justice which cements society, and one law which establishes this justice. This law is right reason, which is the true rule of all commandments and prohibitions. Whoever neglects this law, whether written or unwritten, is necessarily unjust and wicked.
The spirit is the true self, not that physical figure which can be pointed out by your finger.
I prefer, before heaven, to go astray with Plato, your reverence for whom I know, and admiration for whom I learn from your lips, rather than hold true views with his opponents.
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