Lord Acton Quotes and its meanings

Lord Acton has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Business Change Experience Faith Future Government History Knowledge Men Money Morning Nature Politics Power Science Smile Society

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What are the top most famous quotes by Lord Acton?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Lord Acton.

  • I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.
  • Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
  • The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future.
  • Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the test of Parliamentary government, for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
  • The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern.
  • And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.
  • History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
  • If some great catastrophe is not announced every morning, we feel a certain void. Nothing in the paper today, we sigh.
  • Save for the wild force of Nature, nothing moves in this world that is not Greek in its origin.
  • Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.