Politics are such a torment that I would advise every one I love not to mix with them.
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- When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
- In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
- I hold it that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
- I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely happier for it.
- The advertisements are the most truthful part of a newspaper.
- Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate for a moment to prefer the latter.