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

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Vulnerant omnia, ultima necat. (All the hours wound you, the last one kills)

Latin Proverb

All in all, I am not surprised that the people who want to unravel the social contract start with young adults. Those who are urged to feel afraid, very afraid, have both the greatest sense of independence and the most finely honed skepticism about government.

Ellen Goodman

Life with Mary was like being in a telephone booth with an open umbrella-no matter which way you turned, you got it in the eye.

Jean Kerr

Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph?

Robert Browning

Mortification from a self-strength, carried on by ways of self-invention, unto the end of a self-righteousness, is the soul and substnace of all false religion in the world.

John Owen »

Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.

H. Jackson Browne »

We all do everything, share the work--there's no room around here for a star, for someone to think she's above the others. You're expected to pitch in on whatever needs doing. Nothing is beneath your dignity. But on the other hand, nothing is beyond your reach.

Frances Hasselbein »