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Quotation by Benjamin Franklin
Like a man traveling in foggy weather, those at some distance before him on the road he sees wrapped up in the fog, as well as those behind him, and also the people in the fields on each side, but near him all appears clear, though in truth he is as much in the fog as any of them.
Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), U.S. statesman, writer. Autobiography, ch. 8 (written 1771-1790, published 1868).
of the delusions of those in sects. Franklin was, however, struck by the "modesty" of the Quakers, in contrast to other sects.
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