G. M. Trevelyan
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out.
I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.
Village cricket spread fast through the land.
One half who graduate from college never read another book.
Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
If the French noblesse had been capable of playing cricket with their peasants, their chateaux would never have been burnt.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
A little man often cast a long shadow.
Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.