9 Quotations by Henry Bolingbroke
- 1. Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasu ...
- 2. Nations, like men, have their infancy.
- 3. Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue.
- 4. Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
- 5. The greatest art of a politician is to render vice serviceable to the cause of virtue.
- 6. The greatest art of a politician is to render vice serviceable to the cause of virtue.
- 7. The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been tau ...
- 8. There is so much trouble in coming into the world, and so much more, as well as meanness, in going o ...
- 9. We can only reason from what is; we can reason on actualities, but not on possibilities.