Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
Quote by James Anthony Froude
James Anthony Froude Quotes
As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities.
No person is ever good for much, that hasn't been swept off their feet by...
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The endurance of the inequalities of life by the poor is the marvel of human...
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture...
Science rests on reason and experiment, and can meet an opponent with calmness; but a...
Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one
The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies.
Superior strength is found in the long run to lie with those who had right...
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best...
We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone.
Human improvement is from within outward.
To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.
In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.
The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
The better one is morally the less aware they are of their virtue.
A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with.