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Edward Gibbon

(Of London) Crowds without company, dissipation without pleasure
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We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win.
Edward Gibbon quote

Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking,unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
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Truth, naked, unblushing truth, the first virtue of all serious history, must be the sole recommendation of this personal narrative.
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The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.
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The urgent consideration of the public safety may undoubtedly authorize the violation of every positive law. How far that or any other consideration may operate to dissolve the natural obligations of humanity and justice, is a doctrine of which I still desire to remain ignorant.
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The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature.
Edward Gibbon quote

The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness.
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Lived 1737 - 1794, English historian

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