Eduard Gibbon

Eduard Gibbon

English historian
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]
Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition More Eduard Gibbon quotes [08/18/2011 11:08:00]
My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the decent obscurity of a learned language. More Eduard Gibbon quotes [08/18/2011 11:08:50]

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