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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... "
Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written by ... - Page 128
by Benjamin Franklin - 1794
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The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Elliot - Constitutional history - 1863
...change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise. It is therefore that, the older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more respect to the judgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects in religion, think themselves...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 pages
...change opinions even on imporlant subjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise. It B, therefore, that the older I grow, the more apt I am to + Our reasons for ascribing this speech to Dr. Franklin, are >;* interiKil evidence, and Us having...
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History of the Life and Times of James Madison, Volume 2

William Cabell Rives - United States - 1866
...opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought to be right, but found to be otherwise. It is, therefore, that the older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more respect to the judgment of others. " In these sentiments, I agree to this Constitution, with all its...
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The Guardian, Volumes 22-23

Conduct of life - 1871
...leading points. He said that he did not approve of it then, he was not sure that he might thereafter. " The older I grow the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment and to pay more respect to the judgment of others. I agree to this Constitution with all its faults, if they are sue1.]....
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Addison Peale Russell - Conduct of life - 1875 - 401 pages
...change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but I found to be otherwise. It is, therefore, that the older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more respect to the judgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects in religion, think themselves...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise. It is therefore that, the older 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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise. It is therefore that, the older 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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself: Now First ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - Printers - 1884
...change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise. It is therefore that, the older 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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The Founders of the American Republic: A History and Biography

Charles Mackay - Democracy - 1885 - 434 pages
...fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects which I once thought to be right. The older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more respect to the judgment of others. Holding these sentiments, I agree to this Constitution, with all...
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The Old South Leaflets: Annual ser

United States - 1886
...to change opinions even on important subjects which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise. It is therefore that, the older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more respect to the judgment of others. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects in religion, think themselves...
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