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

R
I recollect an acquaintance saying to me that 'the Oriel Common Room stank of Logic.'
A
Let us act on what we have, since we have not what we wish.
N
It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience.
K
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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