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#1. With the Germans, the sovereignty resided in the great assembly of the people. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#2. The ferocious inroads of the Normans scared many weak and timid persons into servitude. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#3. The rise of the Dutch Republic must ever be regarded as one of the leading events of modern times. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#4. Monuments! what are they? the very pyramids have forgotten their builders, or to whom they were dedicated. Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#5. Local self-government ... is the life-blood of liberty. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#6. The whole territory of the Netherlands was girt with forests. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#7. Thus the whole country was broken into many shreds and patches of sovereignty. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#8. The sword - the first, for a time the only force: the force of iron. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#9. Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome, were united under one crown imperial. They had already been once united, in their slavery to Rome. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#10. A new civilization was not to be improvised by a single mind. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#11. You will find most books worth reading are worth reading twice. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#12. The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected upon the grave of liberty. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#13. To the Calvinists, more than to any other class of men, the political liberties of Holland, England, and America are due. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#14. In the tenth century the old Batavian and later Roman forms have faded away. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#15. History shows how feeble are barriers of paper. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#16. Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#17. The gigantic Gaul derided the Roman soldiers as a band of pigmies. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#18. In Gaul were two orders, the nobility and the priesthood, while the people, says Caesar, were all slaves. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#19. Enthusiasm could not supply the place of experience. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#20. For a century longer, Rome still retains its outward form, but the swarming nations are now in full career. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#21. When did one man ever civilize a people? - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#22. Thus the liberties of Holland and Flanders waxed, daily, stronger. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#23. A terrible animal, indeed, is an unbridled woman. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#24. A third force, developing itself more slowly, becomes even more potent than the rest: the power of gold. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#25. A talent for repartee is one that increases with practice. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#26. A good lawyer is a bad Christian. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#27. The history of the Franks becomes, therefore, the history of the Netherlands. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#28. The crusades made great improvement in the condition of the serfs. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#29. Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#30. A soil, exhausted by the long culture of Pagan empires, was to lie fallow for a still longer period. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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