15 Total Quotes

Edward Halifax Quotes

Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it.
Edward Halifax
#Politicians And Politics #Ignorance

When people contend for their liberty they seldom get anything for their victory, but new masters.
Edward Halifax
#Liberty #Revolutions And Revolutionaries

True merit, like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes
Edward Halifax
#Merit

Most men's anger about religion is as if two men should quarrel for a lady they neither of them care for.
Edward Halifax
#Anger

The plainer the dress, the greater luster does beauty appear.
Edward Halifax
#Beauty

Misspending a man's time is a kind of self-homicide.
Edward Halifax
#Time And Time Management #Self

Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it.
Edward Halifax
#Gratitude

I often think how much easier the world would have been to manage if Herr Hitler and Signor Mussolini had been at Oxford.
Edward Halifax
#Colleges And Universities

Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is very good company by the way.
Edward Halifax
#British Statesman #Company

Those who are of the opinion that money will do everything may reasonably be expected to do everything for money.
Edward Halifax
#Money

A person may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him a prisoner.
Edward Halifax
#Thoughts And Thinking