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    There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.
    —John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1st Baron Acton (1834–1902)

    It is as absurd to argue men, as to torture them, into believing.
    —Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801–1890)

    There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion.
    —John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1st Baron Acton (1834–1902)

    We black men seem the sole oasis of simple faith and reverence in a dusty desert of dollars and smartness.
    —W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt)