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GEORGE BANCROFT
American historian and author
(1800 - 1891)
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The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.
      - [Civilization]

The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another.
      - [Fear]

The movement of the species is upward.
      - [Aspiration]

The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred.
      - [Prejudice]

The public is wiser than the wisest critic.
      - [Critics]

The variation of excellence among men is rather in degree than in kind.
      - [Excellence]

Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.
      - [Gossip]

It [Calvinism] established a religion without a prelate, a government without a king.
      - History of the United States
         (vol. III, ch. VI) [Government]

The friendship between me and you I will not compare to a chair; for that the rains might rust, or the falling tree might break.
      - History of the United States--Wm. Penn's Treaty with the Indians
        [Friendship]


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