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S. Austin Allibone, comp.  Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay.  1880.
 
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  Always, when thou changest thy opinion or course,… profess it plainly,… and do not think to steal it.
Francis Bacon.    
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  There is but one way I know of conversing safely with all men; that is, not by concealing what we say or do, but by saying or doing nothing that deserves to be concealed.
Alexander Pope.    
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  A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser to-day than he was yesterday.
Alexander Pope: Thoughts on Various Subjects.    
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