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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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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 5

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1902 - 11114 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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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - Education - 1903
...change opinions, eren 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 Formation and Development of the Constitution

Thomas Francis Moran - Constitutional history - 1904 - 504 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." He said that most men and most religious sects thought themselves...
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The History of North America, Volume 7

United States - 1904
...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." He said that most men and most religious sects thought themselves...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as ..., Volume 11

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1904
...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 Story of the Constitution of the United States

Rossiter Johnson - Constitutional history - 1905 - 284 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. Most men, indeed, as well as most sects in religion, think themselves...
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Selections from the Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1905 - 366 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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Our Constitution: Why and how it was Made - who Made It, and what it is

Edward Waterman Townsend - Constitutional history - 1906 - 322 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. I doubt whether any other Convention we can obtain may be able to...
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 9

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1906 - 719 pages
...change my 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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Collections of the Kansas State Historical Society, Volume 9

Kansas State Historical Society - Kansas - 1906
...Franklin was eighty-one years old, in the convention that formed the constitution of the United States. "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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