John Lothrop Motley Quotes

Top 28 wise famous quotes and sayings by John Lothrop Motley

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pinterest Share on Linkedin

John Lothrop Motley quotes: The crusades made great improvement in the condition of the serfs. The crusades made great improvement in the condition of the serfs.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries. Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: The gigantic Gaul derided the Roman soldiers as a band of pigmies. The gigantic Gaul derided the Roman soldiers as a band of pigmies.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: You will find most books worth reading are worth reading twice. You will find most books worth reading are worth reading twice.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: The ferocious inroads of the Normans scared many weak and timid persons into servitude. The ferocious inroads of the Normans scared many weak and timid persons into servitude.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: Enthusiasm could not supply the place of experience. Enthusiasm could not supply the place of experience.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: A new civilization was not to be improvised by a single mind. A new civilization was not to be improvised by a single mind.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: History shows how feeble are barriers of paper. History shows how feeble are barriers of paper.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: The whole territory of the Netherlands was girt with forests. The whole territory of the Netherlands was girt with forests.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: A soil, exhausted by the long culture of Pagan empires, was to lie fallow for a still longer period. A soil, exhausted by the long culture of Pagan empires, was to lie fallow for a still longer period.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected upon the grave of liberty. The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected upon the grave of liberty.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: A third force, developing itself more slowly, becomes even more potent than the rest: the power of gold. A third force, developing itself more slowly, becomes even more potent than the rest: the power of gold.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: A good lawyer is a bad Christian. A good lawyer is a bad Christian.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: For a century longer, Rome still retains its outward form, but the swarming nations are now in full career. For a century longer, Rome still retains its outward form, but the swarming nations are now in full career.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions. Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: To the Calvinists, more than to any other class of men, the political liberties of Holland, England, and America are due. To the Calvinists, more than to any other class of men, the political liberties of Holland, England, and America are due.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: A talent for repartee is one that increases with practice. A talent for repartee is one that increases with practice.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: In the tenth century the old Batavian and later Roman forms have faded away. In the tenth century the old Batavian and later Roman forms have faded away.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: A terrible animal, indeed, is an unbridled woman. A terrible animal, indeed, is an unbridled woman.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: The history of the Franks becomes, therefore, the history of the Netherlands. The history of the Franks becomes, therefore, the history of the Netherlands.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: Local self-government ... is the life-blood of liberty. Local self-government ... is the life-blood of liberty.
John Lothrop Motley quotes: With the Germans, the sovereignty resided in the great assembly of the people. With the Germans, the sovereignty resided in the great assembly of the people.