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One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.

One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.

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The Ethiop gods have Ethiop lips,
Bronze cheeks, and woolly hair;
The Grecian gods are like the read more

The Ethiop gods have Ethiop lips,
Bronze cheeks, and woolly hair;
The Grecian gods are like the Greeks,
As keen-eyed, cold and fair.

by Walter Bagehot Found in: Gods Quotes,
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A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

by Walter Bagehot Found in: Inspirational Quotes,
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Public opinion is a permeating influence, and it exacts obedience to itself; it requires us to think other men's thoughts, read more

Public opinion is a permeating influence, and it exacts obedience to itself; it requires us to think other men's thoughts, to speak other men's words, to follow other men's habits.

by Walter Bagehot Found in: Obedience Quotes,
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A Parliament is nothing less than a big meeting of more or less idle people.

A Parliament is nothing less than a big meeting of more or less idle people.

by Walter Bagehot Found in: Parliament Quotes,
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