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" A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or, perhaps, both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with... "
Department of Justice Oversight: Preserving Our Freedoms While Defending ... - Page 216
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 2002 - 592 pages
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 464

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - 1986
...information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy, or, perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people...own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.' 9 Writings of James Madison 103 (G. Hunt ed. 1910). "It is not sufficient,...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1824 - 300 pages
...means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will ever govern ignorance ; and a people who mean to be their...own governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. 2 Throughout the civilized world, nations are courting the praise of fostering...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1830 - 300 pages
...means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will ever govern ignorance ; and a people who mean to be their...own governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. 2 Throughout the civilized world, nations are courting the praise of fostering...
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Survey of the State of Education, Aristocratic and Popular, and of the ...

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1833 - 35 pages
...means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, perhaps both. Knowledge will ever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their...own governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. "Throughout the civilired world, nations are courting the praise of fostering...
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Letters and Other Writings of James Madison: Fourth President of ..., Volume 3

James Madison - 1865
...information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy; or, perhaps, both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people...their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. I have always felt a more than ordinary interest in the destinies of Kentucky....
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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for ..., Issue 2

United States. Bureau of Education - 1879
...information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce ,or tragedy, or perhaps to both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance ; and a people...their own governors must arm themselves with the power •which knowledge gives." — (Works of Madison, iii, 276.) Again, March 29, 1826, writing to Littleton...
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Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Instruction, Volume 48

American Institute of Instruction - 1877
...information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or tragedy, or perhaps to both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance ; and a people...their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. . . . No error is more certain than the one proceeding from a hasty and superficial...
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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1877
...information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or tragedy, or perhaps to both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance ; and a people...their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. . . . No error is more certain than the one proceeding from a hasty and superficial...
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Annual Report

Montana (Ter.). Superintendent of Public Instruction - 1877
...learned institutions are so broad and liberal as to be worthy of a careful consideration. He says: "Knowledge will forever govern ignorance ; and a people...their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. * * It is thought to be unjust that all should be taxed for the benefit of a...
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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for

United States. Office of Education - 1877
...information or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or tragedy, or perhaps to both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people...their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives." — (Works of Madison, iii, 276.) Again, March 29, 1826, writiug to Littleton...
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