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George Bancroft's Profile

Brief about George Bancroft: By info that we know George Bancroft was born at 1970-01-01. And also George Bancroft is American Historian.

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Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.

Tags: God, Himself, Possible

In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.

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Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.

Tags: Beauty, Justice, Truth

By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.

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Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.

Tags: Authority, Respect, Rights

The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred.

Tags: Ignorance, Interest, Second

Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.

Tags: Conscience, Lives, Mirror

The public is wiser than the wisest critic.

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The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another.

Tags: Another, Men, Rights

Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.

Tags: Enough, Lives, Truth

The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.

Tags: Mind, Progress, Wealth

Avarice is the vice of declining years.

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If reason is a universal faculty, the decision of the common mind is the nearest criterion of truth.

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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.

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My father made sure I was treated equally with my brothers.

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You can still sit under the tree where Dr. Livingstone negotiated with slave traders to set people free.

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But the fact that we had to devalue by 40% at once means that Malawians are feeling the shock, the impact of that huge devaluation and particularly rural people, the poor are the ones that are going to be most affected. That is why there is the austerity plan.

Tags: Feeling, Poor, Why

I got married at 22 and remained in an abusive marriage for 10 years. I made up my mind that that was never going to happen to me again. I made a brave step to walk out in a society when you didn't walk out of an abusive marriage. It was mental and physical abuse.

Tags: Marriage, Mind, Society

I sat down in 1989 and I made up my mind at that point that I was going to spend the rest of my life assisting women and youth to gain social and political empowerment through business and education. I convinced myself economic empowerment of women was going to be key, especially in a country like this where most women didn't go to school.

Tags: Education, Life, Women

I want you to know that I don't have any right, Malawi has no right to stop any president from coming to an African Union summit because that is an African Union meeting.

Tags: President, Stop, Union
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