Lord Acton Quotes


8 Lord Acton quotes:



"The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern."
Author: Acton Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money."
Author: Acton Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality."
Author: Acton Quotes Category: Man Quotes British Historian Quotes
"The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the party that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections."
Author: Acton Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes British Historian Quotes
"There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion."
Author: Acton Quotes Category: Ignorance Quotes British Historian Quotes
"Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity."
Author: Acton Quotes Category: Justice Quotes British Historian Quotes
"A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times."
Author: Acton Quotes Category: Fools And Foolishness Quotes British Historian Quotes
"Truth always prevails in the end,"
Author: Acton Quotes Category: Truth Quotes



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