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"My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me."

"The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression."

"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."

"Never spend your money before you have earned it."

"Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day."

"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness"
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