An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!


Joseph Addison (1672-1719, British essayist, poet, statesman)


Treason is like diamonds; there is nothing to be made by the small trader.


Douglas William Jerrold (1803-1857, British humorist, playwright)


There is something peculiarly sinister and insidious in even a charge of disloyalty. Such a charge all too frequently places a strain on the reputation of an individual which is indelible and lasting, regardless of the complete innocence later proved.


John Lord O'Brian


We are a rebellious nation. Our whole history is treason; our blood was attained before we were born; our creeds were infidelity to the mother church; our constitution treason to our fatherland.


Theodore Parker (1810-1860, American minister)


Write on my gravestone: "Infidel, Traitor." -- infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor to every government that oppresses the people.


Wendell Phillips (1811-1884, American reformer, orator)


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