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Page 95 - of the above-mentioned virtues, to preserve and perfect a republican constitution and secure the blessings of liberty, as well as to promote their future happiness, and also to point out to them the evil tendencies of the opposite ones.' " In spirit though not in terms, the laws of
Page 129 - Before he can think of adopting the vocation of his parents, nature calls upon him to be a man. How to live is the business I wish to teach him. On leaving my hands he will not, I admit, be a magistrate, a soldier, or a priest; first of all he will be a man.
Page 112 - to feel kindly toward a person to whom we have been inimical, the only way is more or less deliberately to smile, to make sympathetic inquiries, and to force ourselves to say genial things. One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a closer communion of heart than hours spent in
Page 112 - demon of uncharitable feeling. To wrestle with a bad feeling only pins our attention to it, and keeps it still fastened in the mind; whereas, if we act as if from some better feeling, the old bad feeling soon ' folds its tent like an Arab, and silently steals away.
Page 111 - speak as if cheerfulness were already there. If such conduct does not make you soon feel cheerful, nothing else on that occasion can. So to feel brave, act as if we were brave, use all our will to that end, and a courage-fit will very likely replace the fit of fear. Again,
Page 63 - variety of thoughts and the mouth with copious discourse, serve only to amuse the understanding and entertain company without coming to the bottom of the question, the only place of rest and stability for an inquisitive mind whose tendency is only to truth and knowledge. For example, if it
Page xx - Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be right; but our country, right or wrong.
Page 62 - Men are fond of certain tenets upon no other evidence than respect and custom, and think they must maintain them or all is gone, though they have never examined the ground they stand on, nor have ever made them out to themselves, or can make them out to others.