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The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.

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The oil companies are regulated by the federal government. They can't drill

The oil companies are regulated by the federal government. They can't drill on land nor in American waters without permission from the feds. Many Republicans want to drill baby drill but what's the point if all the oil goes to China? Increased production
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Evil people rely on the acquiescence of naive good people to allow them to

Evil people rely on the acquiescence of naive good people to allow them to continue with their evil.
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When everyone failed to hear my screams, you are the only one who heard my

When everyone failed to hear my screams, you are the only one who heard my silence.
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How strange," continued the king, with some asperity; "the police think tha

How strange," continued the king, with some asperity; "the police think that they have disposed of the whole matter when they say, 'A murder has been committed,' and especially so when they can add, 'And we are on the track of the guilty persons.
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He without inspiration and motivation exists no more in a world full of inn

He without inspiration and motivation exists no more in a world full of innovations and inventions!
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Who will deny that true religion consists, in a great measure, in vigorous

Who will deny that true religion consists, in a great measure, in vigorous and lively actings of the inclination and will of the soul, or the fervent exercises of the heart? That religion which God requires, and will accept, does not consist in weak, dull
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I thought of you when I read this quote from "Come Rain or Come Shine (A Mi

I thought of you when I read this quote from "Come Rain or Come Shine (A Mitford Novel)" by Jan Karon -"Listening is among the most generous ways to give. When a loved one talks to us— whether their words appear to be deep or shallow— listen. For in some
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You don't necessarily need atomic bombs to destroy a nation. Politicians wh

You don't necessarily need atomic bombs to destroy a nation. Politicians who value their pockets than the life of citizens always do that every day.
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We are the living whole of the fragments from the things we've experienced

We are the living whole of the fragments from the things we've experienced and people we've encountered. Each interaction changes us in a subtle or massive way. The masterpiece we are sheds it's weathered skin, becoming even more than it was before.
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In the planning stage of a book, don't plan the ending. It has to be earned

In the planning stage of a book, don't plan the ending. It has to be earned by all that will go before it.
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My dad used to say, 'Just because you dress up in a coat and tie, it doesn'

My dad used to say, 'Just because you dress up in a coat and tie, it doesn't influence your intelligence.'
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A human being would certainly not grow to be seventy or eighty years old if

A human being would certainly not grow to be seventy or eighty years old if this longevity had no meaning for the species. The afternoon of human life must also have a significance of its own and cannot be merely a pitiful appendage to life's morning.
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