Persecution is not wrong because it is cruel, but cruel because it is wrong.
Eloquence is relative. — One can no more pronounce on the eloquence of any composition, than on the wholesomeness of a medicine without knowing for whom it is intended.
The power of duly appreciating little things belongs to a great mind; a narrow-minded man has it not, for to him they are great things.
Every instance of a man’s suffering the penalty of the law, is an instance of the failure of that penalty in effecting its purpose, which is to deter from transgression.
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