Thomas Erskine, Lord Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine

Thomas
Erskine, Lord Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine
1750
1823

British Lawyer and Politician, Lord Chancellor Of England

Author Quotes

It is impossible to look into the Bible with the most ordinary attention without feeling that we have got into a moral atmosphere quite different from that which we breathe in the world, and in the world's literature.

Let reason be opposed to reason, and argument to argument, and every good government will be safe.

In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude.

When we have learned to offer up every duty connected with our situation in life as a sacrifice to God, a settled employment becomes just a settled habit of prayer.

That which is called firmness in a king is called obstinacy in a donkey.

The body travels more easily than the mind, and until we have limbered up our imagination we continue to think as though we had stayed home. We have not really budged a step until we take up residence in someone else's point of view.

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First Name
Thomas
Last Name
Erskine, Lord Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine
Birth Date
1750
Death Date
1823
Bio

British Lawyer and Politician, Lord Chancellor Of England