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"The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness."

"Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?"

"To refrain from imitation is the best revenge."

"To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter."

"The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness."

"Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?"

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