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John Henry Newman
(1801-1890) born on
Feb 21
English religious leader, prelate, writer. He confounded Oxford Movement and helped define liberal arts education.
         
   
F
Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not. True philosophy deals with facts. We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them.

R
Nothing is more common than for men to think that because they are familiar with words they understand the ideas they stand for.
A
A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault.
N
To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often.
K
Ten thousand difficulties do not make one doubt.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: Letter, 1 May 1780; in "Life of Samuel Johnson," by James Boswell, 1791.
A: In "The Executives Quotation Book," ed. by James Charlton, 1993.
N: In "The Book of Success," ed. Richard Shea, 1993.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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