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Sunday, April 21, 2019    

We haven’t yet learned how to stay human when assembled in masses.
  -Lewis Thomas, physician and author (1913-1993)
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019    

Convulsions in nature, disorders, prodigies, miracles, though the most opposite to the plan of a wise superintendent, impress mankind with the strongest sentiments of religion.
  --David Hume, philosopher, economist, and historian (1711-1776)

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Thursday, April 04, 2019    

I hold that gentleman to be the best-dressed whose dress no one observes.
  -Anthony Trollope, novelist (1815-1882)

(195:10.13) And the genuine lovers of truth will be slow to forget that this powerful institutionalized church has often dared to smother newborn faith and persecute truth bearers who chanced to appear in unorthodox raiment.

     Anthony Trollope was an English novelist of the Victorian era. Among his best-known works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote novels on political, social, and gender issues, and other topical matters.
     Trollope's literary reputation dipped somewhat during the last years of his life, but he had regained the esteem of critics by the mid-20th century.
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