Eduard Gibbon

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Eduard Gibbon

Eduard Gibbon

But the power of instruction is seldom of much efficacy, except in those happy dispositions where it is almost superfluous.More Eduard Gibbon [08/18/2011 11:08:02]
Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself. More Eduard Gibbon [08/18/2011 11:08:28]
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. More Eduard Gibbon [08/18/2011 11:08:40]
Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition More Eduard Gibbon [08/18/2011 11:08:00]
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect. More Eduard Gibbon [08/18/2011 11:08:14]
Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking.More Eduard Gibbon [08/18/2011 11:08:38]
My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the decent obscurity of a learned language. More Eduard Gibbon [08/18/2011 11:08:50]
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 [08/18/2011 11:08:00]
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 [08/18/2011 11:08:22]
The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. More Eduard Gibbon [08/18/2011 11:08:30]
Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism. More Eduard Gibbon [08/18/2011 11:08:36]
The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive. More Eduard Gibbon [08/18/2011 11:08:11]

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