John Viscount Morley Quotes
Most popular John Viscount Morley Quotes
You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
He who hates vices hates men.
Every man of us has all the centuries in him.
You cannot demonstrate an emotion or prove an aspiration.
It is not enough to do good; one must do it the right way.
Evolution is not a force but a process; not a cause but a law.
No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
Simplicity of character is no hindrance to subtlety of intellect.
Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
The proper memory for a politician is one that knows what to remember and what to forget.
Those who would treat politics and morality apart will never understand the one or the other.
Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
Where it is a duty to worship the sun, it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
There are some books which cannot be adequately reviewed for twenty or thirty years after they come out.
The essence of aphorism is the compression of a mass of thought into a single saying...it is good sense brought to a point.
Success depends on three things: who says it, what they say, how they say it; and of these three things, what they say is the least important.
It is too often the case to be a mere accident that men who become eminent for wide compass of understanding and penetrating comprehension, are in their adolescence unsettled and desultory.