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No wars are more bitter than those undertaken in the name of religion.
It is high time that the American people should remember a few home truths, and that we should refuse to become partners with a militarism which is still stalking unchecked under the pretense of national needs and of international justice.
Throughout my life, I have always found that events which seemed at the time disastrous ultimately developed into positive blessings.
There is no intolerance in the world so great as the intolerance of tolerance, and no bigotry so excessive as the bigotry of the image breaker. To praise the devil is second nature. To praise God is an education.
The praise of injudicious friends frequently fosters bad mannerisms.
Storehouses filled with merchandise will prove a better guarantee than arsenals bulging with ammunition.
I sometimes think that the prevalent use of external cosmetics eats out the internal brain if persisted in long enough.
No influence so quickly converts a radical into a reactionary as does his election to power.
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