Eduard Gibbon

Eduard Gibbon

English historian
The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. More Eduard Gibbon quotes [08/18/2011 11:08:30]
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect. More Eduard Gibbon quotes [08/18/2011 11:08:14]
The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive. More Eduard Gibbon quotes [08/18/2011 11:08:11]
The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful. More Eduard Gibbon quotes [08/18/2011 11:08:22]
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. More Eduard Gibbon quotes [08/18/2011 11:08:40]

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