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" For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged by better information, or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise. It is therefore that the older... "
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the Late Dr ... - Page 412
by Benjamin Franklin - 1806
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The Constitutional History of the United States, by Francis Newton ..., Volume 1

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901
...experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or consideration to change opinions, even on important subjects which I once thought right,...otherwise. It is therefore that, the older I grow, the more apt'I am to doubt my judgment and pay more respect to the judgment of others. "Most men, indeed as...
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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 5

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1902 - 11114 pages
...instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects in religion, think themselves in possession of all...
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American orators

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1903
...instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...found to be otherwise. It is therefore that, the older J grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects...
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The Formation and Development of the Constitution

Thomas Francis Moran - Constitutional history - 1904 - 504 pages
...instances of being obliged by better information, or future consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...and to pay more respect to the judgment of others." He said that most men and most religious sects thought themselves to be in possession of all truth....
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The History of North America, Volume 7

United States - 1904
...instances of being obliged by better information, or future consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...and to pay more respect to the judgment of others." He said that most men and most religious sects thought themselves to be in possession of all truth....
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as ..., Volume 11

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1904
...instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects in religion, think themselves in possession of all...
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A Nation's Idol: A Romance of Franklin's Nine Years of Happiness at the ...

Charles Felton Pidgin - Americans - 1904 - 348 pages
...instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise. In these sentiments, sir, I agree to this Constitution with all its faults, if they are such. I doubt,...
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Selections from the Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1905 - 366 pages
...instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects in religion, think themselves in possession of all...
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Our Constitution: Why and how it was Made - who Made It, and what it is

Edward Waterman Townsend - Constitutional history - 1906 - 322 pages
...instances of being obliged by better information, or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...and to pay more respect to the judgment of others. I doubt whether any other Convention we can obtain may be able to make a better Constitution. For when...
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 9

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1906 - 719 pages
...instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change my opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right,...I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects in religion, think themselves in possession of all...
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