The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future.
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To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton
I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.Lord Acton
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.Lord Acton