Eduard Gibbon

Eduard Gibbon

English historian
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]
Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule.More Eduard Gibbon quotes [08/18/2011 11:08:00]
But the power of instruction is seldom of much efficacy, except in those happy dispositions where it is almost superfluous.More Eduard Gibbon quotes [08/18/2011 11:08:02]
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 winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. More Eduard Gibbon quotes [08/18/2011 11:08:30]

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