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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:4598
AUTHOR:Patrick Henry (1736–1799)
QUOTATION:I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Speech in the Virginia Convention, March, 1775.
 
Note 1.
See Burke, Quotation 36. [back]
 

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