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Letter "E" » Edward Gibbon Quotes
«Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.»
«I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.»
«Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.»
«We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win.»
«Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius»
«Beauty is an outward gift which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused»
«Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking.»
«The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness.»
«The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.»
«A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.»