Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of man. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
Topics: Conduct_of_life, Circumstance, Circumstances, Man, Mankind, Life, Freedom, Self-reliance
Silence is the mother of truth.
Success is a product of unremitting attention to purpose.
Everything comes if a man will only wait.
As a rule, man is a fool.|When it’s hot, he wants it cool;|When its cool, he wants it hot.|Always wanting, what is not.
Apologies only account for that which they do not alter.
A university should be a place of light, of liberty and of learning.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.
- William Ewart Gladstone British Head of State
- Winston Churchill British Head of State
- Harold Macmillan British Head of State
- Neville Chamberlain British Head of State
- Margaret Thatcher British Head of State
- David Lloyd George British Head of State
- E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax British Politician
- Ramsay MacDonald British Head of State
- Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton English Poet
- Oliver Cromwell British Head of State