Walter Bagehot

(1826-1877 / Langport)

Walter Bagehot Quotes

  • ''An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.''
    Walter Bagehot (1826-1877), British economist, critic. repr. In Literary Studies, vol. 2 (1878). "The Waverley Novels," (1858).
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