Carl L. Becker Quote

Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas which their minds are already predisposed to accept.


The Declaration of Independence: A Study in the History of Political Ideas (1922, rev. 1942)

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Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas ...

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Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas ...

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Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas ...

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Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas ...