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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
W. E. Forster
  There can be no shame in accepting orders from those who have themselves learned to obey.  1
  Until you know as much about other people’s affairs as they do themselves, it is not very safe to laugh at them or to find fault with them.  2
  We very often have to do things during our lives of which we do not understand the reasons, but the more clearly we understand the work we have to do, depend upon it, the better the work will be done.  3
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