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WASHINGTON, April 15, 1998 – "The world is governed more by appearance than by realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as it is to know it."

Daniel Webster

American statesman

1782-1852

"More than most professions the military is forced to depend upon intelligent interpretation of the past for signposts charting the future."

Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army general

1880-1964

"The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigator."

Edward Gibbon

English historian

1737-1794

"Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another."

Anatole France

French writer

1844-1924

“To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.”

Henry David Thoreau

1817-1862

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