John James Ingalls Quote
Epigram, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
“Every man is the center of a circle, whose fatal circumference he can not pass.”
―John James Ingalls
Eulogy on Benjamin Hill, United States Senate, Jan. 23, 1882.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn James Ingalls
Born: December 29, 1833
Died: August 16, 1900 (aged 66)
Bio: John James Ingalls was an American politician.
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