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July 18, 2012

I’m not sure that anyone can claim the title of the “greatest…in history” but I certainly agree that Ingersol was a great man, and unfortunately far too unknown. SOB


Robert Ingersol was the greatest orator in American history. In honor of his August birthday, here are a few of his words to ponder and cherish. I need say no more.

Ingersol Quotations

“A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.”

“Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.”

“Few nations have been so poor as to have but one god. Gods were made so easily, and the raw material cost so little, that generally the god market was fairly glutted and heaven crammed with these phantoms.”

“Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.”

“Happiness is the only good. The…

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