Edward Gibbon Rank
Edward Gibbon Rank
Famous quotes by Edward Gibbon
Beauty is an outward gift which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused.Edward Gibbon
But the power of instruction is seldom of much efficacy, except in those happy dispositions where it is almost superfluous.Edward Gibbon
Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers the second, more personal and important, from himself.Edward Gibbon
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.Edward Gibbon
History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.Edward Gibbon
Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition.Edward Gibbon
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.Edward Gibbon
I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.Edward Gibbon
I was never less alone than when by myself.Edward Gibbon
Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule.Edward Gibbon
Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.Edward Gibbon
Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.Edward Gibbon
The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature.Edward Gibbon
The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive.Edward Gibbon
Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism.Edward Gibbon
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.Edward Gibbon
Edward Gibbon's Popularity
Edward Gibbon was a famous English historian, who was born on April 27, 1737. As a person born on this date, Edward Gibbon is listed in our database as the 44th most popular celebrity for the day (April 27).
People born on April 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Edward Gibbon is the 1394th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Edward Gibbon's birthday, Edward Gibbon is the 1242nd most famous English.
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