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I long to hear that you have declared an independency. And by the way, in the the new Code of Laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make I desire you would Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies we are determined to foment a Rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation. That your Sex are Naturally Tyrannical is a Truth so thoroughly established as to admit of no dispute, but such of you as wish to be happy willingly give up the harsh title of Master for the more tender and endearing one of Friend. Why, then, not put it out of the power of the vicious and the Lawless to use us with cruelty and indignity with impunity? Men of Sense in all Ages abhor those customs which treat us only as the vassals of your sex; regard us then as Beings placed by Providence under your protection, and in imitation of the Supreme Being make use of that power only for our happiness.

Abigail Adams

The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself.

Howard H. Aiken

The drafts from the regiments at Ticonderoga are a miserable set; indeed the men on board the fleet, in general, are not equal to half their number of good men.

Benedict Arnold V

We have but very indifferent men in general. Great part of those who ship for seamen know very little of the matter.

Benedict Arnold V

"Familiarity breeds kontempt." This only applies tew men, not tew hot bukwheat slapkakes, well buttered and sugared.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

When a nations young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.

Henry Ward Beecher

Success is full of promise till men get it; and then it is last year's nest from which the bird has flown.

Henry Ward Beecher

He who shall hurt the little wren Shall never bebeloved by men.

William Blake

It is, as a rule, far more important how men pursue their occupation than what the occupation is which they select.

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

The Falklands thing was a fight between two bald men over a comb.

Jorge Luis Borges

some men know from birth that they are expendable they fought to won. If you did not win, you did not run either

Alice Borchardt

Beneath the rule of men entirely great, The pen is mightier than the sword.

Edward George Earl Bulwer Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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