James Cooper

James Cooper

American writer, historian
Whenever the government of the United States shall break up, it will probably be in consequence of a false direction having been given to public opinion.More James Cooper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An interesting fiction... however paradoxical the assertion may appear... addresses our love of truth- not the mere love of facts expressed by true names and dates, but the love of that higher truth, the truth of nature and principals, which is a primitive law of the human mind.More James Cooper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Systems are to be appreciated by their general effects, and not by particular exceptions.More James Cooper quotes [10/04/2011 11:10:56]
Property is desirable as the ground work of moral independence, as a means of improving the faculties, and of doing good to others, and as the agent in all that distinguishes the civilized man from the savage.More James Cooper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Superstition is a quality that seems indigenous to the ocean.More James Cooper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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William Hazlitt A thought must tell at once, or not at all. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Ulysses Grant I would like to call your attention to ... an evil that, if allowed to continue, will probably lead to great trouble ... It is the accumulation of vast amounts of untaxed church property. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


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Magnus Carlsen I spend hours playing chess because I find it so much fun. The day it stops being fun is the day I give up. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Margaret Mahy I, personally, have found reading a continual support to writing. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More