George Bancroft

1800 - 1891

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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A Quote by George Bancroft on beauty, companions, justice, laws, life, soul, truth, and virtue

Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.

George Bancroft (1800 - 1891)

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