Day 149: May 29 – If Liberty Has Any Meaning It Means Freedom To Improve

~ The Palace of Versailles

Wisdom

Force made the first slaves; cowardice perpetuated slavery.

~ Rousseau

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Wit 

My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.

~ Adlai Stevenson

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What Happened

1431: Joan of Arc is condemned to death.

1453: Turkish Sultan Mohammed II conquers Constantinople.

1814: Death of Napoleon’s first wife Josephine.

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