William E. Gladstone Quotes

- Notable William E. Gladstone Quotes Index -

Born: December 29, 1809, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Birth Country: England
Died: Hawarden Castle, Flintshire, Wales, May 19, 1898
Occupation: Former Prime minister

1.
Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness.
- William E. Gladstone

2.
Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.
- William E. Gladstone

3.
It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.
- William E. Gladstone

4.
Justice delayed is justice denied.
- William E. Gladstone

5.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
- William E. Gladstone

6.
Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
- William E. Gladstone

7.
Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own.
- William E. Gladstone

8.
There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.
- William E. Gladstone

9.
We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
- William E. Gladstone

10.
You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side.
- William E. Gladstone

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