Three things matter in a speech - who says it, how he says it and what he says, and of the three, the latter matters the least
Quote by John Morley
Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
All religions die of one disease - that of being found out
You cannot demonstrate an emotion or prove an aspiration.
In politics the choice is constantly between two evils.
The proper memory for a politician is one that knows what to remember and what...
Politics is a field where the choice lies constantly between two blunders.
No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
He who hates vice hates men.
The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without and to...
A proverb is good sense brought to a point.
A great interpreter of life ought not himself to need interpretation.
They are the guiding oracles which man has found out for himself in that great...
They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine about the general improvement...
Evolution is not a force but a process. Not a cause but a law.
Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be...
Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent,...
You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.