Lord Francis Jeffrey

Lord Francis
Jeffrey
1773
1850

Scottish Jurist, Judge, Critic and Editor

Author Quotes

There is nothing respecting which a man may be so long unconscious as of the extent and strength of his prejudices.

An obligation is something which constrains or induces us to act.

Good-will, like a good name, is got by any actions, and lost by one.

Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence.

A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one.

Beware of prejudices. They are like rats, and men's minds are like traps; prejudices get in easily, but it is doubtful if they ever get out... There is nothing respecting which a man must so long unconscious, as of the extent and strength of his prejudices... Opinions grounded [founded] on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence.

Author Picture
First Name
Lord Francis
Last Name
Jeffrey
Birth Date
1773
Death Date
1850
Bio

Scottish Jurist, Judge, Critic and Editor