John Acton

John Acton

English historian
History provides neither compensation for suffering nor penalties for wrong.More John Acton quotes [01/19/2010 12:01:00]
By a series of violent shocks, the nations in succession have struggled to shake off the Past, to reverse the action of Time and the verdict of success, and to rescue the world from the reign of the dead.More John Acton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Guard against the prestige of great names; see that your judgments are your own; and do not shrink from disagreement; no trusting without testing.More John Acton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
History provides neither compensation for suffering nor penalties for wrong.More John Acton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The greatest men, you can quote for everything.More John Acton quotes [01/19/2010 12:01:00]

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