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John Dalberg Acton
(1834-1902) born on
Jan 10
English historian. He was a noted Christian liberal who edited "The Rambler" and planned the "Cambridge Modern History."
         
   
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Learn as much by writing as by reading.

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Patriotism is in political life what faith is in religion.
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A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
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Writers the most learned, the most accurate in details, and the soundest in tendency, frequently fall into a habit which can neither be cured nor pardoned - the habit of making history into the proof of their theories.
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To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
R: 'Nationality', in 'The Home and Foreign Review', Jul 1862.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: Letter to Mary Gladstone, 24 Apr 1881.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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