It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.
The worst superstition is to consider our own tolerable.
It is terrible to destroy a person’s picture of himself in the interests of truth or some other abstraction.
It is individuals who change societies, give birth to ideas; who standing out against tides of opinion, change them.
Forget the long ago. We are here and we are now, and that is all. We are making a new start.
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