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The use of refined petroleum as fuel, which began in the 1850s, freed hundreds of millions of people from the toil of centuries, gave hundreds of millions more a life of ease and plenty, and, by allowing great cities to feed themselves from every corner of the world, multiplied the population of the earth fivefold.


James Buchan


#began #centuries #cities #corner #earth

Through the centuries, over 1.2 million brave men and women have given their lives for our nation.


Dan Lipinski


#brave men #centuries #given #lives #men

The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.


James Madison


#ceaseless #centuries #church #europe #forever

What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.


Boris Pasternak


#beast #centuries #cudgel #irresistible #man

Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.


Ayn Rand


#centuries #down #first #men #new

Three centuries after the appearance of Franklin's 'Courant,' it no longer requires a dystopic imagination to wonder who will have the dubious distinction of publishing America's last genuine newspaper. Few believe that newspapers in their current printed form will survive.


Eric Alterman


#america #appearance #believe #centuries #current

The notion of a contemporary epiphany to me is very exciting, because it's a sort of biblical thing. It's something that has happened to people in other centuries or in the context of religious experience.


Pamela Stephenson


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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

I am not a Catholic; but I consider the Christian idea, which has its roots in Greek thought and in the course of the centuries has nourished all of our European civilization, as something that one cannot renounce without becoming degraded.


Simone Weil


#becoming #cannot #catholic #centuries #christian

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.


Virginia Woolf


#figure #glasses #looking #man #natural






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