Walter Bagehot Quotes & Sayings

46 most famous Walter Bagehot quotes and sayings (author). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Walter Bagehot Quotes
“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”
Walter Bagehot Quotes
“Public opinion is a permeating influence, and it exacts obedience to itself; it requires us to drink other men's thoughts, to speak other men's words, to follow other men's habits.”
Walter Bagehot Quotes
“An ambassador is not simply an agent; he is also a spectacle.”
Walter Bagehot Quotes
“Conquest is the missionary of valor, and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world.”
Walter Bagehot Quotes
“Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success.”
Walter Bagehot Quotes
“A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”
Walter Bagehot Quotes
“An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind.”
Walter Bagehot Quotes
“A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.”
Walter Bagehot Quotes
“It is often said that men are ruled by their imaginations; but it would be truer to say they are governed by the weakness of their imaginations.”
Walter Bagehot Quotes
“It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.”

Walter Bagehot Quotes Rating

No Ratings Yet
Leave A Comment