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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.
Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.

Calculation never made a hero.
From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
Evil has no substance of its own, but it is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.
It is as absurd to argue men, as to torture them, into believing.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: Apologia Pro Vita Sua, "History of My Religious Opinions from 1833 --1839" (1864).
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: Sermon, 11 Dec. 1831, Oxford, England.

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