Quotation by John Dos Passos

That's the great danger of sectarian opinions, they always accept the formulas of past events as useful for the measurement of future events and they never are, if you have high standards of accuracy.
John Dos Passos (1896–1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. Letter, January 25, 1935, to his friend Robert Cantwell, novelist. The Fourteenth Chronicle: Letters and Diaries of John Dos Passos, ed. Townsend Ludington (1973).
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