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