Quotes by George Bancroft

George Bancroft

American historian

Alive from: 1800-1891

Category: History and sociology

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    Avarice is the vice of declining years.
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    Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
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    Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite.
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    By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
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    Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.
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    Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.
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    In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.
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    The public is wiser than the wisest critic.
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