For every credibility gap there is a gullibility gap.
A newspaper should be the maximum of information, and the minimum of comment.
But it is my happiness to be half Welsh, and that the better half.
The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices.
The problem to solve is, whether a single or a double government would be most advantageous; and, in considering that point, I am met by this difficulty - that I cannot see that the present form of government is a double government at all.
At all events, arbitration is more rational, just, and humane than the resort to the sword.
The landlords are not agriculturists; that is an abuse of terms which has been too long tolerated.
I believe it has been said that one copy of The Times contains more useful information than the whole of the historical works of Thucydides.
For the progress of scientific knowledge will lead to a constant increase of expenditure.
Treaties of peace, made after war, are entrusted to individuals to negotiate and carry out.
I confess that for fifteen years my efforts in education, and my hopes of success in establishing a system of national education, have always been associated with the idea of coupling the education of this country with the religious communities which exist.
I have been particularly struck with the overwhelming evidence which is given as to the fitness of the natives of India for high offices and employments.
I cannot separate the finances of India from those of England. If the finances of the Indian Government receive any severe and irreparable check, will not the resources of England be called upon to meet the emergency, and to supply the deficiency?
I am not accustomed to pay fulsome compliments to the English, by telling them that they are superior to all the world; but this I can say, that they do not deserve the name of cowards.
Wars have ever been but another aristocratic mode of plundering and oppressing commerce.
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