Monthly Archives: January 2014

Whom Laws Benefit

From John Ruskin, Fors Clavigera, Letter 25, January 1873.

Laws are usually most beneficial in operation on the people who would have most strongly objected to their enactment.

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Mr. Weller Speaks of Wisdom

From Pickwick Papers, chapter 55.

‘You think so now,’ said Mr. Weller, with the gravity of age, ‘but you’ll find as that you get vider, you’ll get viser. Vidth and Visdom, Sammy, alvays grows together.’

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