„Applaud my idiocy.“

Letzte Aktualisierung 23. Oktober 2017. Geschichte
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Introductio ad prudentiam: Part II (1727), Gnomologia (1732)

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„When the crowd acclaims its favorites it applauds itself.“

—  John Lancaster Spalding Catholic bishop 1840 - 1916

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