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  • Albert Bushnell Hart
    Albert Bushnell Hart
    American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
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    As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered, notwithstanding the constant loss.
  • Archibald Macleish
    Archibald Macleish
    American poet 1892-1982
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    Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words.
  • Adam Ferguson
    Adam Ferguson
    Scottish philosopher and historian 1723-1816
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    In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many.
    Source: An Essay on the History of Civil Society
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Its failings notwithstanding, there is much to be said in favor of journalism in that by giving us the opinion of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that, all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding, he believes he has free will.
  • Adam Schiff
    Adam Schiff
    American lawyer and politician 1960-
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    Notwithstanding these setbacks, the dream of a beautiful American orchestra goes on, and I share Dr. King's faith that each year we move inexorably closer to a magnificent opening night.
  • Thucydides
    Thucydides
    Athenian historian and general 460-400BC
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    The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding go out to meet it.
  • Mary McCarthy
    Mary McCarthy
    American author 1912-1989
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    The Crucifixion and other historical precedents notwithstanding, many of us still believe that outstanding goodness is a kind of armor, that virtue, seen plain and bare, gives pause to criminality. But perhaps it is the other way around.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Whatever is done without ostentation, and without the people being witnesses of it, is, in my opinion, most praiseworthy: not that the public eye should be entirely avoided, for good actions desire to be placed in the light; but notwithstanding this, the greatest theater for virtue is conscience.
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