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Samuel Johnson

"A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a slight bow or cursory salutation -- a proof of unwillingness to do much, even where there is a necessity of doing something." Samuel Johnson
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Samuel Johnson

"In a man's letters you know, Madam, his soul lies naked, his letters are only the mirror of his breast, whatever passes within him is shown undisguised in its natural process. Nothing is inverted, nothing distorted, you see systems in their elements, you discover actions in their motives." Samuel Johnson
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"A man who publishes his letters becomes a nudist -- nothing shields him from the world's gaze except his bare skin. A writer, writing away, can always fix himself up to make himself more presentable, but a man who has written a letter is stuck with it for all time." E(lwyn) B(rooks) White
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"What the office does in terms of the pardon process is the pardon petition is submitted with reasons and letters. We contact the sentencing judge and the attorney. We talk to the Department of Corrections, who puts together a package. We do not take a stance. Then the pardon petition is sent to the governor and the Executive Council for a decision." Simon Brown
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Dirk Benedict

"Someday I would love to publish the hundreds of letters I've received from people around the world, telling me their stories of having stumbled into my book and taking it to heart, to soul, and recovering from their illness. Amazing stories of recovery." Dirk Benedict
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"And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by your letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem." Bible
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John Adams
Birth: 1797-03-04 Death: 1801-03-04

"That the desires of the majority of the people are often for injustice and inhumanity against the minority, is demonstrated by every page of the history of the whole world"

John Adams, a signer and coauthor of the Declaration of Independence, served the newly formed United States twice as Vice President and later as the nation's second President. While in office he managed to avoid a war wish France. To the amusement of many he is known for saying that the office of Vice President is "the most insignificant office ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived."



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