Quotes

11 November 2014
The author himself is the best judge of his own performance; none has so deeply meditated on the subject; none is so sincerely interested in the event.
11 November 2014
Truth, naked, unblushing truth, the first virtue of all serious history, must be the sole recommendation of this personal narrative.
11 November 2014
It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
11 November 2014
Crowds without company, and dissipation without pleasure.
11 November 2014
My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the obscurity of a learned language.
11 November 2014
The style of an author should be the image of his mind, but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise.
11 November 2014
My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the obscurity of a learned language.
11 November 2014
Style is the image of character.
11 November 2014
History ... is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
11 November 2014
Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty.

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