History of English Modern English ��� From The Late 17th Century To The Present

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    The history of medicine is the history of the unusual.
    Robert M. Fresco, and Jack Arnold. Prof. Gerald Deemer (Leo G. Carroll)

    The only thing worse than a liar is a liar that’s also a hypocrite!
    There are only two great currents in the history of mankind: the baseness which makes conservatives and the envy which makes revolutionaries.
    Edmond De Goncourt (1822–1896)

    Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
    Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919)

    The modern world needs people with a complex identity who are intellectually autonomous and prepared to cope with uncertainty; who are able to tolerate ambiguity and not be driven by fear into a rigid, single-solution approach to problems, who are rational, foresightful and who look for facts; who can draw inferences and can control their behavior in the light of foreseen consequences, who are altruistic and enjoy doing for others, and who understand social forces and trends.
    Robert Havighurst (20th century)

    I was brought up in the great tradition of the late nineteenth century: that a writer never complains, never explains and never disdains.
    James A. Michener (b. 1907)

    And haughtier-headed Burke that proved the State a tree,
    That this unconquerable labyrinth of the birds, century after century,
    Cast but dead leaves to mathematical equality....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    In Haydn’s oratorios, the notes present to the imagination not only motions, as, of the snake, the stag, and the elephant, but colors also; as the green grass.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)