Lord Melbourne (William Lamb) Quotes

Nobody ever did anything very foolish except from some strong principle. Lord Melbourne

The whole duty of government is to prevent crime and to preserve contracts. Lord Melbourne

Things are coming to a pretty pass when religion is allowed to invade private life. Lord Melbourne

I wish I was as cocksure of anything as Tom Macaulay is of everything. Lord Melbourne

Neither man nor woman can be worth anything until they have discovered that they are fools. Lord Melbourne