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Argument & Debate
Engrave this Quote Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
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-William Ewart Gladstone
Class
Engrave this Quote All the world over, I will back the masses against the classes.
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Contentment
Engrave this Quote Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness.
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Empire
Engrave this Quote If Germany is to become a colonizing power, all I say is, God speed her! She becomes our ally and partner in the execution of the great purposes of Providence for the advantage of mankind.
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Ethics
Engrave this Quote Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
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Failure
Engrave this Quote No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
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Fame
Engrave this Quote The thirst for an enduring fame is near akin to the love of true excellence; but the fame of the moment is a dangerous possession and a bastard motive; and he who does his acts in order that the echo of them may come back as a soft music in his ears, plays false to his noble destiny as a Christian man, places himself in continual danger of dallying with wrong, and taints even his virtuous actions at their source.
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-William Ewart Gladstone, The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley
Freedom
Engrave this Quote There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.
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Government
Engrave this Quote It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.
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History
Engrave this Quote He is the purest figure in history. About George Washington
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Ideology
Engrave this Quote Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own.
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Justice
Engrave this Quote Justice delayed is justice denied.
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Law
Engrave this Quote Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.
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Peace
Engrave this Quote We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of Peace.
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Reform, Correction
Engrave this Quote You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side.
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Time
Engrave this Quote Believe me when I tell you that thrift of time will repay you in after life, with a usury of profit beyond your most sanguine dreams; and that waste of it will make you dwindle, alike in intellectual and moral stature, beyond your darkest reckoning.
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-William Ewart Gladstone, The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley

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