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George Bancroft – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by George Bancroft

 

Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.

– George Bancroft


Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.

– George Bancroft


The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.

– George Bancroft


By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory the only object of respect that can never excite envy.

– George Bancroft


Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.

– George Bancroft