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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak up and remove all doubt.

It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.

It is rude to silence a fool, and cruelty to let him go on.

Its quite true there's a fool born every minute. It's also quite true they don't die that fast.

A man convinced against his will; is of the same opinion still.

Forgiveness is the key to happiness.

Forgiveness is the scent that the rose leaves on the heel that crushes it

He who forgives ends the quarrel

It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.

A slave is a free man if he is content with his lot; a free man is a slave if he seeks more than that.

Free will is not the liberty to do whatever one likes, but the power of doing whatever one sees ought to be done, even in the very face of otherwise overwhelming impulse. There lies freedom, indeed.

Freedom also includes the right to mismanage your own affairs.

It is my right to be uncommon. For I do not choose to be a common man, If I can, I seek opportunity. I do not wish to be a kept citizen, humbled and dulled by having the government look after me. I choose to take the calculated risk, to dream, to build, to fail or succeed. I choose not to barter incentive for a dole, I prefer the challenges of life to a guaranteed existence, the thrill of fulfillment to the state calm of Utopia. I will not trade my freedom for beneficence nor my dignity for a handout.

It is quite impossible to guarantee world peace. But is should be possible to guarantee world freedom.

Liberty is the right to choose, freedom is the result of that choice.