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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
R. D. Hitchcock
 
  A modest confession of ignorance is the ripest and last attainment of philosophy.  1
  He only is great of heart who floods the world with a great affection. He only is great of mind who stirs the world with great thoughts. He only is great of will who does something to shape the world to a great career; and he is greatest who does the most of all these things, and does them best.  2
  Life is not victory, but battle.  3
  Pleasure is far sweeter as a recreation than a business.  4
  Religion implies revelation.  5
  Religion is not a dogma nor an emotion, but a service.  6
  True greatness is, first of all, a thing of the heart.  7
 
 
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