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The worst derangement of the spirit is to believe things because we want them to be so, not because we have seen them for what they are.  - Jacques Bossuet
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Politics Drawn from the very words of Holy Scripture edited by Patrick Riley (1990) - Politics Drawn from the Very Words of Holy Scripture (1709)
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Jacques Bossuet
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Born: September 27, 1627

Died: April 12, 1704 (aged 76)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Clergyman, bishop, writer

Bio: Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet was a French bishop and theologian, renowned for his sermons and other addresses. He has been considered by many to be one of the most brilliant orators of all time and a masterly French stylist.

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