Philip Gilbert Hamerton

1834 - 1894

A Quote by Philip Gilbert Hamerton on children, life, and men

The opinions of men who think are always growing and changing, like living children.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1834 - 1894)

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A Quote by Philip Gilbert Hamerton on discipline, existence, individuality, life, sharing, society, solitude, strength, and war

A perfect life is like that of a ship of war which has its own place in the fleet and can share in its strength and discipline, but can also go forth alone in the solitude of the infinite sea. We ought to belong to society, to have our place in it, and yet be capable of a complete individual existence outside of it.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1834 - 1894)

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A Quote by Philip Gilbert Hamerton on art and reading

The art of reading is to skip judiciously.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1834 - 1894)

Source: Intellectual Life

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A Quote by Philip Gilbert Hamerton on charity, hope, lies, practice, respect, sincerity, and tolerance

The only hope of preserving what is best, lies in the practice of an immense charity, a wide tolerance, a sincere respect for opinions that are not ours.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1834 - 1894)

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