“It is clearly better that property should be private, but the use of it common and the special business of the legislator is to create in men this benevolent disposition.”

— Aristotle —

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“Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.”

— Franklin D. Roosevelt —

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“The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.”

— Plato —

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“Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.”

— Abigail Adams —

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“Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.”

— Alexander Hamilton —

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“I’m a simple man. All I want is enough sleep for two normal men, enough whiskey for three, and enough women for four.”

— Joel Rosenberg —

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“How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure.”

— William James —

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“Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.”

— Garrison Keillor —

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“I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can’t be done.”

— Henry Ford —

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