I inhabit a weak, frail, decayed tenement ; battered by the winds and broken in on by the storms, and, from all I can learn, the landlord does not intend to repair.
All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.- Pope John Paul II
Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully.- Richard Bach
Being truthful, when you know it will cost you, is the true test of honesty.- Dave Weinbaum
Honesty is the best police.- Shraga Silverstein
Some, afraid that tact would be interpreted as scheming, are absolutely brusque, hoping th...- Shraga Silverstein
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The American continents, by the free and independent condition that they have assumed and maintain, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonisation by any European powers…In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to ourselves,we have never taken any part ; nor does it comport with our policy to do so.
|Birth:||11th July, 1767|
|Death:||23rd February, 1848|
|Profession:||Diplomat, Lawyer, Representative, Senator|
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