Quotation Explorer - 'Lord Acton'

The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security for the minorities. - Lord Acton
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men. - Lord Acton
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. - Lord Acton
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end. - Lord Acton
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities. - Lord Acton
The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority. - Lord Acton
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it. - Lord Acton
Learn as much by writing as by reading. - Lord Acton
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern. - Lord Acton
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. - Lord Acton
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity. - Lord Acton
There is no worse heresy than that the office sanctifies the holder of it. - Lord Acton
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]