Sir Henry Taylor Quotes

Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others.
Sir Henry Taylor (1800-1886), British author. The Statesman, ch. 9 (1836).
Where there are large powers with little ambition ... nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes.
Sir Henry Taylor (1800-1886), British author. The Statesman, ch. 19 (1836).
The hope, and not the fact, of advancement, is the spur to industry.
Sir Henry Taylor (1800-1886), British author. The Statesman, ch. 23 (1836).
Shy and proud men ... are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men, they do not choose, but are chosen.
Sir Henry Taylor (1800-1886), British author. The Statesman, ch. 4 (1836).