I am an ordinary sort of fellow, not braver than other people, but I hate to see a good man downed, and that long knife would not be the end of Scudder if I could play the game in his place.
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The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them.
Craves Than Who
It's a great life if you don't weaken
The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
But the egoist has no ideals, for the knowledge that his ideals are only his ideals, frees him from their domination. He acts for his own interest, not for the interest of ideals.
Interest Him Acts
For each one of us stands alone in the midst of a universe.
Accordingly, when the supply of gold runs short, the security behind the notes is diminished, the loaning of notes is restricted or suspended, and the panic follows.
Runs Diminished Panic
In this way, the charge that the bank makes for the use of its notes - the interest - is a continual and universal tax upon all the members of the community.
Bank Interest Notes
According to your sympathy, you will take pleasure in your own happiness or in the happiness of other people; but it is always your own happiness you seek.
It is often said by reformers that government should be conducted upon business principles.
In precisely the same way money is often hired, and the hire paid for the use of it is called Interest.
Called Hire Interest
However near and dear to you may be your wife, children, friends, they are not you; they are outside of you.
Wife However Your