John Robert Seeley, fully Sir John Robert Seeley

John Robert
Seeley, fully Sir John Robert Seeley
1834
1895

English Author and Historian

Author Quotes

A grain of real knowledge, of genuine controllable conviction, will outweigh a bushel of adroitness and to produce persuasion there is one golden principle of rhetoric not put down in the booksto understand what you are talking about

We seem, as it were, to have conquered and peopled half the world in a fit of absence of mind.

Life may not be beautiful, but it is interesting.

No virtue is safe that is not enthusiastic.

Principles last forever; but special rules pass away with the things and conditions to which they refer.

First Name
John Robert
Last Name
Seeley, fully Sir John Robert Seeley
Birth Date
1834
Death Date
1895
Bio

English Author and Historian