Woodrow Wilson Quote

The ordinary literary man, even though he be an eminent historian, is ill-fitted to be a mentor in affairs of government. For...

things are for the most part very simple in books, and in practical life very complex.


Mere Literature, and Other Essays (ed. 1896)

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The ordinary literary man, even though he be an eminent historian, is ill-fitted to be a mentor in affairs of government. For... things are for the...

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The ordinary literary man, even though he be an eminent historian, is ill-fitted to be a mentor in affairs of government. For... things are for the...

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The ordinary literary man, even though he be an eminent historian, is ill-fitted to be a mentor in affairs of government. For... things are for the...

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The ordinary literary man, even though he be an eminent historian, is ill-fitted to be a mentor in affairs of government. For... things are for the...