Charles A. Beard Quotes

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Charles A. Beard Quotes

Lincoln was a supreme politician. He understood politics because he understood human nature.
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When its dark enough you can see the stars.

— Charles A. Beard

It is sobering to reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.

— Charles A. Beard

At no time during the period intervening between the ratification of the Constitution and the inauguration of the new government were the leaders in Federalism certain that the agrarian party, which had opposed the Constitution, might not render the instrument ineffectual by securing possession of Congress.

— Charles A. Beard

Education from the lowest to the highest form must have for its object the training of the individual so that, in seeking the fullest satisfaction of his own nature, he will harmoniously perform his function as a member of a corporate society.

— Charles A. Beard

The Industrial Revolution has two phases: one material, the other social; one concerning the making of things, the other concerning the making of men.

— Charles A. Beard

The real aim of social and industrial organization ought to be the production of strong, healthy men and women, capable of playing and working with the least pain and the greatest joy.

— Charles A. Beard

The study of history reveals that human progress has not been continuous and regular, but intermittent and spasmodic, often depending upon apparently accidental causes. It is difficult to get a cross-section view of society at any given stage.

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The two great tests of character are wealth and poverty.

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A man is a failure who goes through life earning nothing but money.

— Charles A. Beard

Perpetual war for perpetual peace

— Charles A. Beard

The borrowers of America and all the world turn to New York ... It is to the quotations on the New York Stock Exchange that men of affairs from Penobscot to Honolulu turn each morning to find how beats the pulse of prosperity and enterprise.

— Charles A. Beard

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