Your friends praise your abilities to the skies, submit to you in argument, and seem to have the greatest deference for you; but, though they may ask it, you never find them following your advice upon their own affairs; nor…
Quote by Lord Melbourne
That is no use at all. What I want is men who will support me...
Things are coming to a pretty pass when religion is allowed to invade private life.
Once is orthodox, twice is puritanical.
It wounds a man less to confess that he has failed in any pursuit through...
My esoteric doctrine, is that if you entertain any doubt, it is safest to take...
A doctrinaire is a fool but an honest man.
Nobody ever did anything very foolish except from some strong principle.
I wish I was as cocksure of anything as Tom Macaulay is of everything.
It is not much matter which we say, but mind, we must all say the...