George Bancroft

1800 - 1891

A Quote by George Bancroft on envy, glory, and respect

By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.

George Bancroft (1800 - 1891)

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A Quote by George Bancroft on civilization, force, intelligence, mind, progress, and wealth

The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.

George Bancroft (1800 - 1891)

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