The best Quotations


He that is conscious of guilt cannot bear the innocence of others: so they will try to reduce all others to their own level.
- Charles James Fox

Kings govern by popular assemblies only when they cannot do without them.
- Charles James Fox

The worst of revolutions is a restoration.
- Charles James Fox


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Quotation But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents. - writer
Quotation The chief assertion of religious morality is that white is a color. Virtue is not the absence of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate thing, like pain or a particular smell. - writer
Quotation We spend our lives talking about this mystery. Our life. - writer
Quotation If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars. - writer
Quotation Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them. - writer
Quotation We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed. - writer