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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What a beautiful morning.

John Hancock, to Sam Adams at the Battle of Lexington

Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque revenit. (You may drive nature out with a pitchfork, she will nevertheless come back.)

Horace

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge.

Confucius

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

George Burns

He that lives upon hope will die fasting.

Benjamin Franklin »

Those who have the command of the arms in a country are masters of the state, and have it in their power to make what revolutions they please. Thus, there is no end to observations on the difference between the measures likely to be pursued by a minister backed by a standing army, and those of a court awed by the fear of an armed people.

Aristotle »