Quotes by Edward Gibbon

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Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.
- Edward Gibbon

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We improve ourselves by victories over ourself. There must be contests, and you must win.
- Edward Gibbon

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Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.
- Edward Gibbon

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War, in its fairest form, implies a perpetual violation of humanity and justice.
- Edward Gibbon

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I was never less alone than when by myself.
- Edward Gibbon

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Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition.
- Edward Gibbon

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Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.
- Edward Gibbon

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Style is the image of character.
- Edward Gibbon

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I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
- Edward Gibbon

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The history of empires is the history of human misery.
- Edward Gibbon

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Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism.
- Edward Gibbon quotes

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Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition.
- Edward Gibbon

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To an active mind, indolence is more painful than labor.
- Edward Gibbon

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To a lover of books the shops and sales in London present irresistible temptations.
- Edward Gibbon

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Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery.
- Edward Gibbon

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