Lord Acton Quotes
Most popular Lord Acton Quotes
Patriotism is in political life what faith is in religion.
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
There is no error so monstrous that it fails to find its defenders among the ablest men.
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.
I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.
If the past has been an obstacle and a burden, knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation.
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.
Liberty . . . is the delicate fruit of a mature civilization; and scarcely a century has passed since nations that knew the meaning of the term resolved to be free.