Quotes by Madam Guizot

Modesty is a shining light it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.

Madam Guizot

Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.

Madam Guizot

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Success always occurs in private and failure in full public view.

Unknown

Without a doubt the greatest injury of all was done by basing morals on myth. For, sooner or later, myth is recognized for what it is, and disappears. Then morality loses the foundation on which it has been built.

Lord Samuel, Romanes Lecture, 1947

The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects -- making it possible to see a new beauty in what is vanishing.

Susan Sontag

Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power.

Ovid »

We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.

Sir Winston Churchill »