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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Public Servant
Nation: American
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An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country.

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Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking.

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Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.

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And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.

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It is a high patriotic duty that we support and sustain the men who have been placed in position of difficulty, burden, responsibility, and even danger as the result of our suffrages.

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A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare.

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America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty.

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Like pictures, men should be judged by their merits and not by their defects.

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The social and industrial structure of America is founded upon an enlightened citizenship.

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The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.

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We must be loyal to the forum of our government.

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We must stifle the voice of hatred and faction.

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But we must not, if we are loyal, disperse our energies in a partisan warfare that is waged without regard to its consequences to the well being, security, or honor of the country.

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I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country.

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That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval.

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Thus, only in a hopeful and confident temper, in a proud and constructive spirit, will we rescue the present and safeguard the future of our beloved country.

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I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.

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Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?

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Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.

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Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.

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Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.

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Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them.

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A 'new thinker', when studied closely, is merely a man who does not know what other people have thought.

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Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.

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I have found some of the best reasons I ever had for remaining at the bottom simply by looking at the men at the top.

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Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig. How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?

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One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.

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Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape.

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That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.

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The New York playgoer is a child of nature, and he has an honest and wholesome regard of whatever is atrocious in art.

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We always carry out by committee anything in which any one of us alone would be too reasonable to persist.

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We do not mind our not arriving anywhere nearly so much as our not having any company on the way.

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If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider it a triumph of the suffrage.

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Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.

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