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Edward Gibbon Quotes: "History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind."

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.




Edward Gibbon Quotes: "... but I must reluctantly observe that two causes, the abbreviation of time, and the failure of hope, will always tinge with a browner shade the evening of life."

... but I must reluctantly observe that two causes, the abbreviation of time, and the failure of hope, will always tinge with a browner shade the evening of life.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators."

The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes follies and misfortunes of mankind."

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes follies and misfortunes of mankind.




Edward Gibbon Quotes: "It was an inflexible maxim of Roman discipline that good soldier should dread his own officers far more than the enemy"

It was an inflexible maxim of Roman discipline that good soldier should dread his own officers far more than the enemy



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "I was never less alone than when by myself."

I was never less alone than when by myself.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "War, in its fairest form, implies a perpetual violation of humanity and justice."

War, in its fairest form, implies a perpetual violation of humanity and justice.




Edward Gibbon Quotes: "Where error is irreparable, repentance is useless."

Where error is irreparable, repentance is useless.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance."

All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "Unprovided with original learning unformed in the habits of thinking unskilled in the arts of composition I resolved to write a book."

Unprovided with original learning unformed in the habits of thinking unskilled in the arts of composition I resolved to write a book.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true by the philosopher as equally false and by the magistrate as equally useful."

The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true by the philosopher as equally false and by the magistrate as equally useful.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators."

The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.




Edward Gibbon Quotes: "Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes."

Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for the treasures of India."

My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for the treasures of India.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "Every person has two educations, one which he receives from others, and one, more important, which he gives to himself."

Every person has two educations, one which he receives from others, and one, more important, which he gives to himself.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book."

Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "Edward Gibbon, in his classic work on the fall of the Roman Empire, describes the Roman era's declension as a place where "bizarreness masqueraded as creativity."

Edward Gibbon, in his classic work on the fall of the Roman Empire, describes the Roman era's declension as a place where "bizarreness masqueraded as creativity.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "Fear has been the original parent of superstition, every new calamity urges trembling mortals to deprecate the wrath of invisible enemies"

Fear has been the original parent of superstition, every new calamity urges trembling mortals to deprecate the wrath of invisible enemies



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "Our work is the presentation of our capabilities."

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "Conversation enriches the understanding but solitude is the school of genius."

Conversation enriches the understanding but solitude is the school of genius.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery."

Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect."

I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature."

The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature.



Edward Gibbon Quotes: "My early and invincible love of reading--I would not exchange for the treasures of India."

My early and invincible love of reading--I would not exchange for the treasures of India.