Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
Category Archive: William E. Gladstone
No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side.
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.
The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the would.
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.
Justice delayed is justice denied.
It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.
Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.
No one ever became great except through many and great mistakes.