Author: Chalax91

1092 – "We've all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are."

-Sirius Black in J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“We have all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the power we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.”

Sirius Black (Played by Gary Oldman) in Warner Bros Pictures’ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

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1090 – "No vaya por generalidades en el vivir, si ya no fuere en favor de la virtud, ni intime leyes precisas al querer, que avrá de bever mañana del agua que desprecia hoi."

“Don’t live by generalities, unless it be to act virtuously, and don’t ask desire to follow precise laws, for you will have to drink tomorrow from the water you scorn today.”

-Baltasar Gracián

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1089 – Alexander Hamilton on a President Betraying the Nation for Their Own Benefit

“An avaricious man might be tempted to betray the interests of the State to the acquisition of wealth. An ambitious man might make his own aggrandizement, by the aid of a foreign power, the price of his treachery to his constituents. The history of human conduct does not warrant that exalted opinion of human virtue, which would make it wise in a Nation to commit interests of so delicate and momentous a kind, as those which concern its intercourse with the rest of the world, to the sole disposal of a Magistrate created and circumstanced as would be a President of the United States.”

-Alexander Hamilton

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