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A Wise Saying – Part 184

We learn from history that we do not learn from history. Georg Wilhelm F. Hegel

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A Wise Saying – Part 183

I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. Thomas Jefferson

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A Wise Saying – Part 182

Life contains but two tragedies.  One is not to get your heart’s desire;  the other is to get it. George Bernard Shaw

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A Wise Saying – Part 181

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.        George Bernard Shaw

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A Wise Saying – 180

I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than to triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail.                              Woodrow Wilson

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A Wise Saying – 179

The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of the country, and not for the benefit of an individual or a party.       John Calhoun

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A Wise Saying – Part 178

A member of Parliament said to Disraeli : ”  Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.”  Disraeli responded: ” Sir, that depends on whether I embrace your policies or your mistress. “

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A Wise Saying – Part 177

The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.                        George Bernard Shaw

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A Wise Saying – Part 176

If you must play, decide on three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time. Chinese proverb Editor’s Note: It seems very wise to apply these three factors to U.S. involvement in foreign … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 175

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.                           Sir Winston Churchill

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