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#1. We must go home to be happy, and our home is not in this world. Here we have nothing to do but our duty. - Author: John Jay
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#2. It is too true, however disgraceful it may be to human nature, that nations in general will make war whenever they have a prospect of getting anything by it. - Author: John Jay
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#3. No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent. - Author: John Jay
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#4. Distrust naturally creates distrust, and by nothing is good will and kind conduct more speedily changed. - Author: John Jay
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#5. Among the strange things of this world, nothing seems more strange than that men pursuing happiness should knowingly quit the right and take a wrong road, and frequently do what their judgments neither approve nor prefer. - Author: John Jay
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#6. Those who own the country ought to govern it. - Author: John Jay
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#7. Too many in your state [Pennsylvania], as in this [New York], love pure democracy dearly. They seem not to consider that pure democracy, like pure rum, easily produces intoxication, and with it a thousand mad pranks and fooleries. - Author: John Jay
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#8. Among the many objects to which a wise and free people find it necessary to direct their attention, that of providing for their safety seems to be the first. - Author: John Jay
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