Persecution is the first law of society because it is always easier to suppress criticism than to meet it.
Ours is the age which is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try to.
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.- Charles Simmons
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice.- Bill Cosby
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.- Bob Hope
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Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.- Wendell Johnson
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|Birth:||16th April, 1892|
|Death:||11th May, 1980|
Howard Mumford Jones was born in Saginaw, Michigan, USA. He was an American historian, literary critic, editor, author and professor of English at Harvard University. He was the book editor for The Boston Evening Transcript. In 1965, he won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction for O Strange New World: American Culture-The Formative Years. He wrote other books include: America And French Culture 1750-1848, Ideas in America, Primer of intellectual freedom, Education and world tragedy, Belief and Disbelief in American Literature, History and Relevance, The Age of Energy, Revolution & romanticism, and Blue and Gray Diplomacy.
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