Posts Tagged ‘George Bancroft’

Quote of the day, Dec. 15

December 15, 2015

George Bancroft, on change (1876)

“Institutions may crumble and governments fall, but it is only that they may renew a better youth, and mount upwards like the eagle.”

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Quote of the day, Aug. 4

August 4, 2013

George Bancroft, on government

“The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.”