George Bancroft Quotes & Sayings

14 most famous George Bancroft quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American historian who passed away on 2 October, 1956.

George Bancroft Quotes
“Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.”
George Bancroft Quotes
“Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.”
George Bancroft Quotes
“The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred.”
George Bancroft Quotes
“By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.”
George Bancroft Quotes
“The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another.”
George Bancroft Quotes
“The public is wiser than the wisest critic.”
George Bancroft Quotes
“Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.”
George Bancroft Quotes
“Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.”
George Bancroft Quotes
“Avarice is the vice of declining years.”
George Bancroft Quotes
“In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.”

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