A terrible animal, indeed, is an unbridled woman.
Quote by John Lothrop Motley
John Lothrop Motley Quotes
A third force, developing itself more slowly, becomes even more potent than the rest: the...
Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries.
A new civilization was not to be improvised by a single mind.
The crusades made great improvement in the condition of the serfs.
When did one man ever civilize a people?
A good lawyer is a bad Christian.
The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected upon the grave of liberty.
Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome, were united...
Wealth brings strength, strength confidence.
With the Germans, the sovereignty resided in the great assembly of the people.
In the tenth century the old Batavian and later Roman forms have faded away.
The history of the Franks becomes, therefore, the history of the Netherlands.
Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries
The whole territory of the Netherlands was girt with forests.
For a century longer, Rome still retains its outward form, but the swarming nations are...
Enthusiasm could not supply the place of experience.
Thus the liberties of Holland and Flanders waxed, daily, stronger.
A soil, exhausted by the long culture of Pagan empires, was to lie fallow for...
In Gaul were two orders, the nobility and the priesthood, while the people, says Caesar,...
The ferocious inroads of the Normans scared many weak and timid persons into servitude.