James Mackintosh

1765 - 1832

A Quote by James Mackintosh on faith

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The Commons, faithful to their system, remained in a wise and masterly inactivity.

James Mackintosh (1765 - 1832)

Source: Vindiciæ Gallicæ.

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A Quote by James Mackintosh

It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are.

James Mackintosh (1765 - 1832)

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A Quote by James Mackintosh on idleness and work

The frivolous work of polished idleness.

James Mackintosh (1765 - 1832)

Source: Dissertation on Ethical Philosophy, 1830, Remarks on Thomas Brown

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A Quote by James Mackintosh on discipline and inaction

Disciplined inaction.

James Mackintosh (1765 - 1832)

Source: History of the Revolution in England in 1688, 1834. see Hall

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A Quote by James Mackintosh on good and men

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Men are never so good or bad as their opinions.

James Mackintosh (1765 - 1832)

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