History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.

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I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussio

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger ev

I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all.

When the past no longer illuminates the future the spirit walks in darkness.

When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.

No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.

No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.

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    The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.

    The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past, so that we can live our dreams.

    Perhaps the history of the errors of mankind, all things considered, is more valuable and interesting than that of their discoveries.

    Perhaps the history of the errors of mankind, all things considered, is more valuable and interesting than that of their discoveries.

    Truly great people in history never wanted to be great for themselves. All they wanted was the chance to do good for others and be close to God.

    Truly great people in history never wanted to be great for themselves. All they wanted was the chance to do good for others and be close to God.

    Beware the Ides of March.

    Beware the Ides of March.

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