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" For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged by better information, or fuller consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise. It is therefore that the older... "
Benjamin Franklin and the University of Pennsylvania - Page 13
edited by - 1893 - 450 pages
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The Gentleman's and London Magazine: Or Monthly Chronologer, 1741-1794

1741
...which 1 once thought right, but found to be otherwife. It is therefore that, the older I grow the mere apt I am to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more refpec"l to the judgment of others. Mofl men indeed as well as moft fcfls in religion, think themfelvej...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

History - 1788
...change opinions even on important fubjects, which I once thought right, but found to be othcrwiiV. It is therefore that the older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more refpect to the judgment of others. Moil mm, indeed, as well as moft feels in religion, think themfelves...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 63

Social Science - 1788
...change opinions even on important fobjefls, which I once thought right, but found to be othcrwife. It is therefore that, the older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more refpeit to the judgment of others. Moft men indeed; as well as mod feels in religion, think themfelves...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 58, Part 1

Great Britain - 1789
...obliged, by better information or falter confideration, to change opinions even on important fubjccts, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwise. It is therefore that, the older I grow, the more (pt I am to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more rcfpect, to the judgment, of othei !. Mod men indeed,...
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Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his life, written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...change opinions even on important fubjects, which I once thought right, but found to be otherwife. It is, therefore, that the older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more refped: to the judgment of others. Moft men, indeed, as well as moft fects in religion, think themfelves...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1793 - 316 pages
...to change opinions even on important fubje&Sj which I once thought right, but found to be otherwife. It is, therefore, that the older I grow, the more apt I am to doubt my own, * Our reafons for afcribing this fpecch to Dr* Franklin, are its internal evidence, and its having...
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Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his life, written by ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) - Statesmen - 1794
...change opinions even on important fubjed:sr which I once thought right, but found to be otherwife. It is, therefore, that the older I grow, the more...apt I am to doubt my own judgment,, and to pay more refpect to the judgment of othtezs. Moll men, indeed, as well as mofl. feels of religion, think therafclves...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information, or fuller .consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once...indeed,, as well as most sects in religion, think themseves in possession of all truth, and that whenever others differ from them, it is so far error....
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The works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his Life written ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - 1807 - 295 pages
...experienced many instances of being obliged by better information, or further consideration, to change opinions even on important subjects, which I once...is, therefore, that the older I grow, the more apt am 1 to doubt my own judgment, and to pay more respect to the judgment of otners. Most men, indeed,...
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