Charles Sumner Quotes

Top 18 wise famous quotes and sayings by Charles Sumner

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Charles Sumner quotes: Moral excellence is the bright consummate flower of all progress. Moral excellence is the bright consummate flower of all progress.
Charles Sumner quotes: The phrase public office is a public trust, has of last become common property. The phrase public office is a public trust, has of last become common property.
Charles Sumner quotes: No true and permanent fame can be founded except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind. No true and permanent fame can be founded except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind.
Charles Sumner quotes: I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old. I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
Charles Sumner quotes: A nation cannot afford to do a mean thing. A nation cannot afford to do a mean thing.
Charles Sumner quotes: The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come. The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come.
Charles Sumner quotes: The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man. The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man.
Charles Sumner quotes: Can there be in our age any peace that is not honorable, any war that is not dishonorable? Can there be in our age any peace that is not honorable, any war that is not dishonorable?
Charles Sumner quotes: The true greatness of nations is in those qualities which constitute the greatness of the individual. The true greatness of nations is in those qualities which constitute the greatness of the individual.
Charles Sumner quotes: Give me the centralism of liberty; give me the imperialism of equal rights. Give me the centralism of liberty; give me the imperialism of equal rights.
Charles Sumner quotes: Whether the Union stands or falls, I believe the profession of arms will henceforth be more desirable and more respected than it has been hitherto. Whether the Union stands or falls, I believe the profession of arms will henceforth be more desirable and more respected than it has been hitherto.