Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux Quotes

War is a crime which involves all other crimes.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Try to know everything of something and something of everything.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

It is necessary that I should qualify the doctrine of its being not men, but measures, that I am determined to support. In a monarchy it is the duty of parliament to look at the men as well as at the measures.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

A lawyer is a learned gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it himself.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Not a step can we take in any direction without perceiving the most extraordinary traces of design; and the skill everywhere conspicuous is calculated in so vast a proportion of instances to promote the happiness of living creatures, and especially of ourselves, that we feel no hesitation in concluding that, if we knew the whole scheme of Providence, every part would appear to be in harmony with a plan of absolute benevolence.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Death was now armed with a new terror.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

In my mind, he was guilty of no error he was chargeable with no exaggeration he was betrayed by his fancy into no metaphor, who once said that all we see about us, Kings, Lords, and Commons, the whole machinery of the State, all the apparatus of the system, and its varied workings, end in simply bringing twelve men into a box.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

What is valuable is not new, and what is new is not valuable.

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

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