John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Lord John Russell

John
Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Lord John Russell
1792
1878

English Statesman and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Author Quotes

[A proverb is] the wit of one man, the wisdom of many.

A proverb is one man's wit and all men's wisdom.

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.

Collision is as necessary to produce virtue in men as it is to elicit fire in inanimate matter; and chivalry is the essence of virtue.

Fear is main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty.

Author Picture
First Name
John
Last Name
Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Lord John Russell
Birth Date
1792
Death Date
1878
Bio

English Statesman and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom