My Favorite Quotes
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 William Gladstone - “This is the negation of God erected into a system of government.”
 William Gladstone - “I would tell them of my own intention to keep my own counsel . . . and I will venture to recommend them, as an old Parliamentary hand, to do the same.”
 William Gladstone - “He is the purest figure in history. About George Washington”
 William E. Gladstone - “No one ever became great except through many and great mistakes.”
 William E. Gladstone - “Mediocrity is now, as formerly, dangerous, commonly fatal, to the poet but among even the successful writers of prose, those who rise sensibly above it are the very rarest exceptions.”
 William Gladstone - “It is not a life at all. It is a reticence, in three volumes.”
 William Gladstone - “Justice delayed is justice denied.”
 William Gladstone - “Never forget that the purpose for which a man lives is the improvement of the man himself, so that he may go out of this world having, in his great sphere or his small one, done some little good for his fellow creatures and labored a little to diminish the sin and sorrow that are in the world.”
 William Gladstone - “Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own.”
 William E. Gladstone - “Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.”
 David Gladstone - “Everybody's been working together for years so we all know each other and how to work together as a team.”
 William Gladstone - “We are bound to lose Ireland in consequence of years of cruelty, stupidity and misgovernment and I would rather lose her as a friend than as a foe.”
 William Gladstone - “Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.”
 William Gladstone - “This, if I understand it, is one of those golden moments of our history, one of those opportunities which may come and may go, but which rarely return.”
 William Gladstone - “If Germany is to become a colonizing power, all I say is, ''God speed her'' She becomes our ally and partner in the execution of the great purposes of Providence for the advantage of mankind.”
 William Gladstone - “It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.”
 William Gladstone - “There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.”
 William Gladstone - “Here is my first principle of foreign policy good government at home.”
 William Gladstone - “We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of Peace.”
 William Gladstone - “Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race”
 William E. Gladstone - “The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the would.”
 William Gladstone - “The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the would”
 William Gladstone - “The Turks one and all, bag and baggage, shall, I hope, clear out from the province they have desolated and profaned.”
 William Gladstone - “If you are cold, tea will warm you if you are too heated, it will cool you if you are depressed, it will cheer you if you are excited, it will calm you.”
 William Gladstone - “The American Constitution is, so far as I can see, the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man.”

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