The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater, ennoble it. —Christian Nestell Bovee

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The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater, ennoble it.

CHRISTIAN NESTELL BOVEE

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Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it. —Mikhail Bakunin
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