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  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    History gets thicker as it approaches recent times: more people, more events, and more books written about them. More evidence is preserved, often, one is tempted to say, too much. Decay and destruction have hardly begun their beneficent work.
  • Charles James Fox
    Charles James Fox
    British statesman 1749-1806
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    Humanity is the great leading feature of the mild and beneficent system of Christianity, and what has tended to render it such an inestimable blessing to mankind.
    Source: rede van 17 april 1794
  • Annie Besant
    Annie Besant
    British socialist, activist and writer 1847-1933
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    Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class.
  • Carol P. Christ
    Carol P. Christ
    American feminist historian and author 1945-
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    The simplest and most basic meaning of the symbol of the Goddess is the acknowledgment of the legitimacy of female power as a beneficent and independent power.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and madness, from which they are only now being freed by the beneficent operation of the machine.
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