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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 Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1885
...Constitution which I do not, at present, approve, but I am not sure that I shall never approve them. The older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment and to respect the judgment of others. I sign this Constitution with all its faults, if there are such, because...
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Bulletin of the Bureau of Rolls and Library of the Department of ..., Volume 9

Archives - 1897
...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 World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present ..., Volume 6

David Josiah Brewer - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1899 - 4107 pages
...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 Publications of the Southern New Hampshire Bar Association

Southern New Hampshire Bar Association - Bar associations - 1899
...possession of all truth ; and that wherever others differ from them, it is so far error. "But," he says, "the older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment and to pay respect to the judgment of others." In their judicial intercourse, so far as I know, neither of these...
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The Writings of James Madison: 1787. The journal of the Constitutional ...

James Madison - Constitutional history - 1787
...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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A Library of Universal Literature: In 4 Parts, Comprising Science ..., Volume 6

Literature - 1900
...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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Liberty Documents: With Contemporary Exposition and Critical Comments Drawn ...

Albert Bushnell Hart - Constitutional history - 1901 - 458 pages
...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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George Washington

Norman Hapgood - Presidents - 1901 - 419 pages
...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." In spite of Franklin, supported in debate by Hamilton, Morris,...
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THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

FRANCIS NEWTON THORPE - 1901
...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 judgment and pay more respect to the judgment of others. "Most men, indeed as well as most sects in...
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The Constitutional History of the United States, Volume 1

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901 - 1998 pages
...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 judgment and pay more respect to the judgment of others. "Most men, indeed as well as most sects in...
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