John Morley Quotes

14 John Morley quotes:

"Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat."
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"They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine about the general improvement of mankind is a virtue that relieves them from taking trouble about any improvement in particular."
"A proverb is good sense brought to a point."
"Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions."
"A great interpreter of life ought not himself to need interpretation."
"He who hates vice hates men."
"They are the guiding oracles which man has found out for himself in that great business of ours, of learning how to be, to do, to do without, and to depart."
"You cannot demonstrate an emotion or prove an aspiration."
"No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character."
"Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way."
"Evolution is not a force but a process. Not a cause but a law."
"The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without and to depart."
"That's not really retirement. It's called double-dipping."
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"Three things matter in a speech - who says it, how he says it and what he says, and of the three, the latter matters the least"
Author: Morley Quotes Category: Speech Quotes

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