Charles Mackay Quote

Much as the sage may affect to despise the opinion of the world, there are few who would not rather expose their lives a hundred times than be condemned to live on, in society, but not of it - a by-word of reproach to all who know their history, and a mark for scorn to point his finger at.


Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (ed. 1852)

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Much as the sage may affect to despise the opinion of the world, there are few who would not rather expose their lives a hundred times than be...

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Much as the sage may affect to despise the opinion of the world, there are few who would not rather expose their lives a hundred times than be...

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Much as the sage may affect to despise the opinion of the world, there are few who would not rather expose their lives a hundred times than be...

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Much as the sage may affect to despise the opinion of the world, there are few who would not rather expose their lives a hundred times than be...