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Albert Einstein
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As quoted by Ernst Straus in Einstein: A Centenary Volume by A.P. French (1980), p. 32.
Thomas Jefferson
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As quoted in: "Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States", National Archives and Records Service, 1984, p. 672
Louis Riel
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As quoted in The Defiant Imagination : Why Culture Matters (2004) by Max Wyman, p. 85

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