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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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John, Viscount Morley. (1838–1923)
 
7911
      Evolution is not a force but a process; not a cause but a law.
          On Compromise.
7912
      It is not enough to do good; one must do it the right way.
          On Compromise.
7913
      You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
          On Compromise.
7914
      The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without, and to depart.
          Address on Aphorisms. 1887.
7915
      Those who would treat politics and morality apart will never understand the one or the other.
          Rousseau.
7916
      You can not demonstrate an emotion or prove an aspiration.
          Rousseau.
7917
      Literature—the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
          Burke.
7918
      No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
          Robespierre.
7919
      A great interpreter of life ought not himself to need interpretation.
          Emerson.
7920
      The most frightful idea that has ever corroded human nature—the idea of eternal punishment.
          Vauvenargues.
7921
      Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
          Voltaire.
7922
      Simplicity of character is no hindrance to subtlety of intellect.
          Life of Gladstone.
7923
      Every man of us has all the centuries in him.
          Life of Gladstone.
 

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