Caleb Williams
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"Caleb Williams" Quotes

By William Godwin

classics | 448 pages | Published in 2005

ISBN_13: 9781627939065
ISBN_10: 1627939067

Quotes

Every hour that now flies over my head becomes irretrievably lost forever.

William Godwin

How frail are the ties of human society, how easy to be broken, how impossible to be repaired!

William Godwin

A man who is resolved to act honestly, is invincible.

William Godwin

How much wiser is it to create than to destroy, to build up than to pull down!

William Godwin

Jealousy is the offspring of pride and vain ambition.

William Godwin

A constant, grounded respect for the rights of others can alone render a person truly great.

William Godwin

No punishment ought to be continued after repentance ceases.

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Every wish is not only a dishonor to the heart but a disgrace to the understanding.

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Is a tyrant a human being? He is more properly a monster.

William Godwin

Vengeance is a crime, and a crime more atrocious than any which it punishes.

William Godwin