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Mark Twain
Source/Notes:
The North American Review, March, 1905, p. 324, "The Czar's Soliloquy." - This quotation is sometimes misquoted as "Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it."
Gerald Ford
Source/Notes:
Presidential address to a joint session of Congress (12 August 1974) - Address to Congress (12 August 1974)

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In relation to God, we are like a thief who has burgled the house of a kindly householder and been allowed to keep some of the gold. From the point of view of the lawful owner this gold is a gift; Form the point of view of the burglar it is a theft. He must go and give it back. It is the same with our existence. We have stolen a little of God's being to make it ours. God has made us a gift of it. But we have stolen it. We must return it.

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