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ON the decline of the Roman power, about five centuries after Christ, the countries of Northern Europe were left almost destitute of a national government.


Thomas Bulfinch


#after #almost #centuries #christ #countries

It is indeed an odd business that it has taken this Court nearly two centuries to "discover" a constitutional mandate to have counsel at a preliminary hearing.


Warren E. Burger


#centuries #constitutional #counsel #court #discover

I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity.


Emile Zola


#am #beauty #care #centuries #concerned

Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come.


Stefan Zweig


#come #course #decide #energy #history

Canada evolved within the British Empire: it inherited the Parliamentary system, the Cabinet system and all the other features of the British constitutional system which had been in place, for the most part, for several centuries before Canada was even thought of.


Stockwell Day


#before #british #british empire #cabinet #canada

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.


Rene Descartes


#centuries #conversation #finest #good #like

With the emergence of civilization, the rate of change shifted from hundreds of thousands of years to millennia. With the emergence of science as a way of knowing the universe, the rate of change shifted to centuries.


William Irwin Thompson


#change #civilization #emergence #hundreds #knowing

Human beings have speculated about the relationship between inspiration and insanity for centuries.


Patty Duke


#beings #between #centuries #human #human beings

We Americans are the best informed people on earth as to the events of the last twenty-four hours; we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries.


Will Durant


#centuries #earth #events #hours #informed

For centuries, the world has heard the oppressed, the downtrodden and the vulnerable cry out for their freedoms, for their rights and for a chance to emerge from the shadows of the tyranny and bloodshed that they had lived with.


Ginny B. Waite


#centuries #chance #cry #emerge #freedoms






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