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"If the government would make up its mind to require a good education for every child, it might save itself the trouble of providing one." [emphasis removed] p. 119

"...but the clergy." p. 46

"Socrates was put to the death, but the Socratic philosophy rose to heaven like the sun in heaven, and spread its illumination over the whole intellectual firmament." p. 39

"...the narrow circles of thinking and studious persons." p. 39

"The same thing holds true, generally speaking, of all traditional doctrines- those of prudence and knowledge of life, as well as of morals and religion." p.50

"Is it necessary that some part of humanity should persist in error, to enable any to realize the truth?" p. 51

"...the consolidation of opinion; a consolidation as salutary in the case, as it is dangerous and noxious when the opinions are erroneous." p. 51

"...to prohibit any number of things which it admits to be...

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