Mediocrity is now, as formerly, dangerous, commonly fatal, to the poet; but among even the successful writers of prose, those who rise sensibly above it are the very rarest exceptions.
Quote by William E Gladstone
Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race
No one ever became great except through many and great mistakes.
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love...
Justice delayed is justice denied.
Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.
We are bound to lose Ireland in consequence of years of cruelty, stupidity and misgovernment...
Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people...
Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
It is not a life at all. It is a reticence, in three volumes.
Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their...
It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong,...
You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side.
Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't...
Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.
The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of...
This is the negation of God erected into a system of government.
No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not...
Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of...