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American Novelist, first to achieve worldwide fame. 1789-1851
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The Americans . . . are almost ignorant of the art of music, one of the most elevating, innocent and refining of human tastes, whose influence on the habits and morals of a people is of the most beneficial tendency.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Everybody says it, and what everybody says must be true”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Ignorance and superstition ever bear a close and mathematical relation to each other.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If the newspapers are useful in overthrowing tyrants, it is only to establish a tyranny of their own”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Individuality is the aim of political liberty”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The principal advantage of a democracy, is a general elevation in the character of the people”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The tendency of democracies is, in all things, to mediocrity.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“On the human imagination events produce the effects of time. Thus, he who has travelled far and seen much is apt to fancy that he has lived long; and the history that most abounds in important incidents soonest assumes the aspect of antiquity.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.”

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