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American life is a powerful solvent. It seems to neutralise every intellectual element, however tough and alien it may be, and to fuse it in the native good-will, complacency thoughtlessness, and optimism.
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James Harvey Robinson

United States historian who stressed the importance of intellectual and social events for the course of history (1863-1936)

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