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  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
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    The medieval university looked backwards; it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge. The modern university looks forward, and is a factory of new knowledge.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
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    A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
    Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
    Bhagat Singh
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    Compromise is not such ignoble and deplorable a thing as we generally think. It is rather an indispensable factor in the political strategy. Any nation that rises against the oppressors is bound to fail in the beginning and to gain partial reforms during the medieval period of its struggle through compromises.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara W. Tuchman
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    If all were equalized by death, as the medieval idea constantly emphasized, was it not possible that inequalities on earth were contrary to the will of God?
    Source: A Distant Mirror
  • Adrienne Clarkson
    Adrienne Clarkson
    Hong Kong-born Canadian journalist and stateswoman 1939-
    Adrienne Clarkson
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    Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone.
  • Bill Maris
    Bill Maris
    American entrepreneur and venture capitalist
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    Say you have cancer - you have this broad thing we call cancer; we're going to irradiate you and pump this poisonous material into you and hope more of the bad stuff dies than the good. That is going to seem so medieval when we can fix it on a genetic level, and Foundation Medicine is the first step to diagnosing it on a genetic level.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara W. Tuchman
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    The Hundred Years' War, like the crises of the Church in the same period, broke apart medieval unity.
    Source: A Distant Mirror
  • Ralph Nader
    Ralph Nader
    American political activist, author and attorney 1934-
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    Today the large organization is lord and master, and most of its employees have been desensitized much as were the medieval peasants who never knew they were serfs.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    Vainglory, however, no matter how much medieval Christianity insisted it was a sin, is a motor of mankind, no more eradicable than sex. As long as combat was desirable as the source of honor and glory, the knight had no wish to share it with the commoner, even for the sake of success.
    Source: A Distant Mirror
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