“I beseech ye in the bowels of Christ, think that ye may be mistaken.” I should like to have that written over the portals of every church, every school, and every courthouse, and, may I say, of every legislative body in the United States. I should like to have every court begin, “I beseech ye in the bowels of Christ, I think we may be mistaken.”

Learned Hand (1872-1961) American jurist
Morals in Public Life (1951)

Quoting Oliver Cromwell's letter to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (Aug 1650)
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