9 Quotations by George Bancroft
- 1. Avarice is the vice of declining years.
- 2. Beauty is but the sensible image of the infinite. Like truth and justice, it lives within us; like v ...
- 3. Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite.
- 4. By common consent, gray hairs are a crown of glory: the only object of respect that can never excite ...
- 5. Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.
- 6. Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.
- 7. In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.
- 8. The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the ...
- 9. The public is wiser than the wisest critic.