"The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."William Shenstone on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."William Shenstone on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."William Shenstone on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."William Shenstone on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."William Shenstone on John F. Kennedy
"Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it."
"Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world."
"Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former."
"Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it."
"The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate."
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