Sir John Buchan

1875 - 1940

A Quote by Sir John Buchan on atheism and support

An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.

Sir John Buchan (1875 - 1940)

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A Quote by Sir John Buchan on humanity and humility

Without humility there can be no humanity.

Sir John Buchan (1875 - 1940)

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A Quote by Sir John Buchan on happiness, joy, and peace

There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness.

Sir John Buchan (1875 - 1940)

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A Quote by Sir John Buchan on adventure, ambition, careers, honor, life, men, and politics

Public life is regarded as the crown of a career, and to young men it is the worthiest ambition. Politics is still the greatest and the most honorable adventure.

Sir John Buchan (1875 - 1940)

Source: Pilgrim’s Way, 1940

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A Quote by Sir John Buchan on debt, future, and past

We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.

Sir John Buchan (1875 - 1940)

Source: Address to the people of Canada on the coronation of George VI, May 12, 1937

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