„It is right that we should stand by and act on our principles; but not right to hold them in obstinate blindness, or retain them when proved to be erroneous.“

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—  Tony Benn British Labour Party politician 1925 - 2014
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—  Trent Lott United States Senator from Mississippi 1941
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