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Every man who rises above

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

Style is the image of

Style is the image of character.

– Edward Gibbon

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.
– Edward Gibbon

I was never less alone than when by myself.
– Edward Gibbon

I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
– Edward Gibbon

The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
– Edward Gibbon

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.
– Edward Gibbon

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.
– Edward Gibbon

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.
– Edward Gibbon

Whenever the offence inspires less horror than the punishment, the rigour of penal law is obliged to give way to the common feelings of mankind.
– Edward Gibbon

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Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.
– Edward Gibbon

Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.
– Edward Gibbon

The noisy and extensive scene of crowds without company, and dissipation without pleasure.
– Edward Gibbon

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The mathematics are distinguished by a particular privilege, that is, in the course of ages, they may always advance and can never recede.
– Edward Gibbon

All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.
– Edward Gibbon

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past.
– Edward Gibbon

History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind.
– Edward Gibbon

The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
– Edward Gibbon

Whenever the offence inspires less horror than the punishment, the rigour of penal law is obliged to give way to the common feelings of mankind.
– Edward Gibbon

We improve ourselves by victories over ourself. There must be contests, and you must win.
– Edward Gibbon