17th-century Explorer Quotes
The world is apt to judge of everything by the success; and whoever has ill fortune will hardly be allowed a good name.
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The accumulation of skill and science which has been directed to diminish the difficulty of producing manufactured goods, has not been beneficial to that country alone in which it is concentrated distant kingdoms have participated in its advantages.
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If it's on the Internet it must be true
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Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon