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He warned against investments…which would divert the affections from the great purpose of life.     

            – William Jennings Bryan, In His Image (NY: Fleming Revell Co., 1922), 76.

 

…Love is the weapon for which there is no shield.

                  – William Jennings Bryan, In His Image (NY: Fleming Revell Co., 1922), 158.

 

…We have no assurance that any physical perfection can be made use of in the world above

…neither have we any assurance that the perfections of the mind survive the day of death.            

           – William Jennings Bryan, In His Image (NY: Fleming Revell Co., 1922), 160-161.

 

Eloquence…the speech of one who knows what he is talking about and means what he is saying—it is thought on fire.

                  – William Jennings Bryan, In His Image (NY: Fleming Revell Co., 1922), 250.

 

 

William Jennings Bryan died this date, 7/26/1925.  He was a Democratic Presidential candidate in 1896, 1900, and 1908, who later served as Secretary of State.  He wrote the above and Famous Figures of the OT (1923) Seven Questions in Dispute (1924) and Memoirs (1925).  Bryan was born at Salem, IL, 3/19/1860.

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