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Quotation by Frances Wright
We have ... dreamed so much and observed so little, that our imaginations have grown larger than the world we live in, and our judgments have dwindled down to a point.
Frances Wright (1795–1852), Scottish author and speaker; relocated to America. Course of Popular Lectures, lecture 3 (1829).
On assertion and belief not based on science, fact, evidence.
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