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" The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: For the Young Man and the Sabbath School - Page 148
by William Cunningham Gray - 1868 - 200 pages
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Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement

Peter Schweizer, Wynton C. Hall - Political Science - 2007 - 186 pages
...it so. Yes, our land has changed since the Supreme Court decision of 1883. As Lincoln once observed: "The occasion is piled high with difficulty and we...is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must first disenthrall ourselves and then we shall save the Union." To my friends from the South, I would...
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The Assault on Reason

Albert Gore - POLITICAL SCIENCE - 2007 - 308 pages
...all of the consequences that the scientific community has warned us about. Abraham Lincoln once said, "The occasion is piled high with difficulty and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves and then we shall save our country."...
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Presidential Secrecy and the Law

Robert M. Pallitto, William G. Weaver, Director of Academic Programs Institute for Policy and Economic Development William G Weaver - Law - 2007 - 261 pages
...context of global terror. For example, former attorney general Ashcroft has quoted Lincoln to say that "the dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present," and "as our case is new, so must we think anew, and act anew."46 Lurking beneath that question, however,...
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Brief Intervention for School Problems: Outcome-informed Strategies

John Joseph Murphy, Barry L. Duncan - Education - 2007 - 210 pages
...new. Find a way. Just do it! 8. What are the implications of brief intervention for training programs? The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. —ABRAHAM LINCOLN Consider how practitioners have traditionally been trained: In graduate school we...
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Eric Voegelin and the Problem of Christian Political Order

Jeffrey C. Herndon - Philosophy - 2007 - 208 pages
...years later, Abraham Lincoln would consider the disorder of his historical circumstance and assert, "As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew."15 It was in that same spirit that Machiavelli undertook to address the problem of order. In...
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Dispatches From The Global Village

Derek Evans - 192 pages
...not simply of well-being, but of basic survival. Lincoln put it well in his annual message of 1862: "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we...
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Applebee's America: How Successful Political, Business, and Religious ...

Douglas B. Sosnik, Ron Fournier, Matthew J. Dowd - Business & Economics - 2007 - 272 pages
...words of Abraham Lincoln, who called on his generation to have the courage and foresight to change. "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present," Lincoln said. "The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our...
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Giving Faith a Second Chance: Restarts, Mulligans and Do-Overs

Christopher B. Wolf - Religion - 2007 - 182 pages
...need to be let go? CHAPTER 26 A SECOND CHANCE OFFERS Release There is something else to hold onto. "The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present." — Abraham Lincoln "What's past is prologue." — William Shakespeare The Tempest Perhaps the hardest...
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America on the World Stage: A Global Approach to U.S. History

Organization of American Historians - History - 2008 - 322 pages
...can succeed only by concert. It is not "can any of us imagine better?" but, "can we all do better?" The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the...then we shall save our country. Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of...
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The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: How Faith Shaped an American ...

Philip L. Ostergard - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 272 pages
..."can we all do better?" Object whatsoever is possible, still the question recurs "can we do better?" The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the...must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall our selves, and then we shall save our country. . . . Lincoln used his rare ability to select the precise...
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