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Engrave this Quote We have seen that the American Constitution has changed, is changing, and by the law of its existence must continue to change, in its substance and practical working even when its words remain the same.
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Engrave this Quote A political career brings out the basest qualities in human nature.
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Authors & Writing
Engrave this Quote The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
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Medicine
Engrave this Quote Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its own existance.
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Mistakes
Engrave this Quote Three-fourths of the mistakes a man makes are made because he does not really know what he thinks he knows.
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Patriotism
Engrave this Quote Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
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Politics
Engrave this Quote No wonder that, when a political career is so precarious, men of worth and capacity hesitate to embrace it. They cannot afford to be thrown out of their life's course by a mere accident.
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Sin
Engrave this Quote There is a hearty Puritanism in the view of human nature which pervades the instrument of 1787. It is the work of men who believed in original sin, and were resolved to leave open for transgressors no door which they could possibly shut.
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-James Bryce, On the U.S. Constitution, The American Commonwealth, vol. 1, pt. 1, ch. 26, 1893

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