if a man character “If a man character is to be abused there’s nobody like a relative to do the business.”

the president is always “The President is always abused. If he isn’t, he isn’t doing anything.”

it is better a man “It is better a man should be abused than forgotten”

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she's gone “She’s gone. I am abused, and my relief must be to loathe her.”

arbitrray power “Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.”

books are the best “Books are the best of things if well used; if abused, among the worst. They are good for nothing but to inspire. I had better never see a book than be warped by its attraction clean out of my own orbit, and made a satellite instead of a system.”

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there are two modes “There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter.”

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no government power “No government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every form of government.”

beware of him that is slow “Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.”

the power of a glance “The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories that it has come to be disbelieved. Few people daresay nowadays that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at eachother. Yet that is the way love begins, and only that way.”

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