Horace Greeley Quotes (45 quotes)
“The illusion that times that were are better than those that are, has probably pervaded all ages.”
The American Conflict, A History of the Great Rebellion (1864).
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHorace Greeley
Born: February 3, 1811
Died: November 29, 1872 (aged 61)
Bio: Horace Greeley was an American newspaper editor, a founder of the Liberal Republican Party, a reformer, a politician, and an outspoken opponent of slavery. The New York Tribune was America's most influential newspaper from the 1840s to the 1870s and established Greeley's reputation as the greatest editor of his day.
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