"Of all the properties which belong to honorable men,
not one is so highly prized as that of character."
by:
Henry Clay
(1777-1852) U. S. Senator, Speaker of the House of Representatives
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The designation to honorable men would here establish said properties as a substantive set of qualities, set apart from corporeal mens norms; an individual of integrity, stead fast in a natural law morality, rectitude in incorruptibility, all while having a decorum of charity towards all men. I have known such honorable men with character. To the detriment of the specie man, such individuals are all but void in the occupying statist theocracy infesting this land.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Hum, Henry Clay was a Nationalist, favoring centralized government and a central bank. The great compromisers statement reeks of anti-state and individual sovereignty. His quote is misleading concerning truth and intent.
     -- Ronw13, Oregon     
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     -- jim k, Austin      
    Ronw13, you are absolutely right, that is why I had to define what I was rating with 5 stars.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Absolutely. The hard way is to be always honorable. The easy way is to always appear honorable. Unfortunately, people usually buy the act rather than the reality. An honest person with a few mistakes in their past is not as attractive as a polished actor with teams of folks propping up the image and act -- it is a production. Are we going to keep paying for the show? When will we face reality? What's the price of our own delusion?
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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