James Froude Quotes

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Fear is the parent of cruelty.

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Justice without wisdom is impossible.
— James Froude
As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities.


To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.
— James Froude
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge one for yourself.
— James Froude
Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
— James Froude
We may make our own opinions, but facts were made for us; and, if we evade or deny them, it will be the worse for us.


Toleration is a good thing in its place; but you cannot tolerate what will not tolerate you, and is trying to cut your throat.
— James Froude
Charity is from person to person; and it loses half, far more than half, its moral value when the giver is not brought into personal relation with those to whom he gives.