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Letter "D" » differ
«A reasonable doubt is nothing more than a doubt for which reasons can be given. The fact that 1 or 2 men out of 12 differ from the others does not establish that their doubts are reasonable.»
«A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone.»
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, in parallel
, in vain
, My Sons
, one by one
, pick up
, The Father
, the sticks
«All men are alike in their lower natures; it is in their higher characters that they differ.»
«Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment»
«Good men and bad men differ radically. Bad men never appreciate kindness shown them, but wise men appreciate and are grateful. Wise men try to express their appreciation and gratitude by some return of kindness, not only to their benefactor, but to e»
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«Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems to differ from their moral concepts.»
«If men would consider not so much where they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling in the world»
«Brother, you say there is but one way to worship and serve the Great Spirit. If there is but one religion, why do you white people differ so much about it? Why not all agreed, as you can all read the Book?»
«If thinking men would have the courage to think for themselves, and to speak what they think, it would be found they do not differ in religious opinions as much as is supposed»
«All sects differ, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God»