Quotes by John Viscount Morley

Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.

John Viscount Morley

It is not enough to do good one must do it the right way.

John Viscount Morley

Other Great Authors


The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.

Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.

Steven Wright, Standup Comedy Routine

Any power must be an enemy of mankind which enslaves the individual by terror and force, whether it arises under the Fascist or the Communist flag. All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded to the individual.

Albert Einstein

Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not devote a considerably amount of time to studying just how slowly he can work and convince his employer that he is going at a good price.

Frederick Winslow Taylor

I object to being told that I am saving daylight when my reason tells me that I am doing nothing of the kind... At the back of the Daylight Saving scheme, I detect the bony, blue-fingered hand of Puritanism, eager to push people into bed earlier, and get them up earlier, to make them healthy, wealthy, and wise in spite of themselves.

Robertson Davies, The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks, 1947 »

Drama is imagination limited by logic. Mathematics is logic limited by imagination.

Nathan Campbell »

How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of goodwill In such a place even I would be an ardent patriot.

Albert Einstein »