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James Bryce
(1838-1922) born on
May 10
English diplomat, author. He was ambassador to the U.S. 1907-13; wrote classics "Holy Roman Empire," 1864; "American Commonwealth," 1888.
         
   
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The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.

R
There is a hearty Puritanism in the view of human nature which pervades the instrument of 1787. It is the work of men who believed in original sin, and were resolved to leave open for transgressors no door which they could possibly shut.
A
Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to destroy the reason for its existence.
N
Three-fourths of the mistakes a man makes are made because he does not really know what he thinks he knows.
K
No wonder that, when a political career is so precarious, men of worth and capacity hesitate to embrace it. They cannot afford to be thrown out of their life's course by a mere accident.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: On the U.S. Constitution, "The American Commonwealth," vol. 1, pt. 1, ch. 26, 1893.
A: Speech, 23 Mar 1914.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "The American Commonwealth," vol. 2, ch. 58, 1888.
   


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