Quotes by John Morley

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The Right Honourable John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn, OM, PC (1838 - 1923) was a British Liberal statesman and writer. more

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In politics the choice is constantly between two evils.

He who hates vice hates men.
Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.
A proverb is good sense brought to a point.
Evolution is not a force but a process. Not a cause but a law.
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.
The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without and to depart.
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.