Philip Gilbert Hamerton Quotes

Culture is like wealth; it makes us more ourselves, it enables us to express ourselves.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton

The only hope of preserving what is best, lies in the practice of an immense charity, a wide tolerance, a sincere respect for opinions that are not ours.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton

People have prejudices against a nation in which they have no acquaintances.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton

High culture always isolates, always drives men out of their class, and makes it more difficult for them to share naturally and easily the common class-life around them. They seek the few companions who can understand them, and when these are not to be had within a traversable distance, they sit and work alone.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton

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