Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
Quote by James Anthony Froude
The secret of a person's nature lies in their religion and what they really believes...
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...
As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities.
The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies.
Human improvement is from within outward.
To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.
Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes.
Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best...
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one
The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The better one is morally the less aware they are of their virtue.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.
The endurance of the inequalities of life by the poor is the marvel of human...
The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
A person possessed with an idea cannot be reasoned with.
We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone.