Edward Gibbon Quotes & Sayings

37 most famous Edward Gibbon quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was a British historian who passed away on 16 January, 1794.

Edward Gibbon Quotes
“I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.”
Edward Gibbon Quotes
“Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.”
Edward Gibbon Quotes
“A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.”
Edward Gibbon Quotes
“The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.”
Edward Gibbon Quotes
“Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition.”
Edward Gibbon Quotes
“Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.”
Edward Gibbon Quotes
“Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty.”
Edward Gibbon Quotes
“The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive.”
Edward Gibbon Quotes
“Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.”
Edward Gibbon Quotes
“The style of an author should be the image of his mind, but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise.”

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