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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.
We must make up our minds to be ignorant of much, if we would know anything.

I recollect an acquaintance saying to me that 'the Oriel Common Room stank of Logic.'
Let us act on what we have, since we have not what we wish.
It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience.
This is what the Church is said to want, not party men, but sensible, temperate, sober, well-judging persons, to guide it through the channel of no-meaning, between the Scylla and Charybdis of Aye and no.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: History of My Religious Opinions
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: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: Apologia Pro Vita Sua, "History of My Religious Opinions from 1839 --1841" (1864).

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