Quotation Explorer - 'Henry Thomas Buckle'

Society prepares the crime, the criminal commits it. - Henry Thomas Buckle
You can tell the lowest class by their habit of always talking about persons; the next, by the fact that their habit is always to converse about things; the highest, by their preference for the discussion of ideas. - Henry Thomas Buckle
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. - Henry Thomas Buckle
The faculty of art is to change events; the faculty of science is to foresee them. The phenomena with which we deal are controlled by art; they are predicted by science. - Henry Thomas Buckle
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