George Savile Halifax

1633 - 1695

A Quote by George Savile, Lord Halifax on beauty, good, and truth

The sense of ultimate truth is the intellectual counterpart of the esthetic sense of perfect beauty, or the moral sense of perfect good.

George Savile Halifax (1633 - 1695)

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A Quote by George Savile, Lord Halifax on horses and men

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Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.

George Savile Halifax (1633 - 1695)

Source: Political Thoughts and Reflections: Of Punishment

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A Quote by George Savile, Lord Halifax on anger, argument, and good

Anger is seldom without an argument but seldom with a good one.

George Savile Halifax (1633 - 1695)

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A Quote by George Savile, Lord Halifax on chance

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He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things.

George Savile Halifax (1633 - 1695)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by George Savile, Lord Halifax on questions and world

To the question, What shall we do to be saved in this World? there is no other answer but this, Look to your Moat.

George Savile Halifax (1633 - 1695)

Source: A Rough Draft of a New Model at Sea

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