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  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.
  • Algernon Sidney
    Algernon Sidney
    English politician 1623-1683
    Algernon Sidney
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    If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist; but if virtue have the advantage, arbitrary power cannot be established.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    It is, I fear, but a vain show of fulfilling the heathen precept, ''Know thyself,'' and too often leads to a self-estimate which will subsist in the absence of that fruit by which alone the quality of the tree is made evident.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
  • Adam Ferguson
    Adam Ferguson
    Scottish philosopher and historian 1723-1816
    Adam Ferguson
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    Man, in his animal capacity, is qualified to subsist in every climate.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
    Miguel de Cervantes
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    The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    What quarrel, what harshness, what unbelief in each other can subsist in the presence of a great calamity, when all the artificial vesture of our life is gone, and we are all one with each other in primitive mortal needs?
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