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- John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, KCVO DL (10 January 1834 – 19 June 1902) was an English Catholic historian, politician, and writer. He...
- Sir Harold Mario Mitchell Acton CBE (5 July 1904 – 27 February 1994) was a British writer, scholar, and aesthete. He wrote fiction, biography and autobiography...
- Emerich Dalberg-Acton, First Baron Acton (London: Macmillan, 1907), p. 482. Pieter Geyl, Debates with Historians (Batsford, 1955), p. 30. Lord Moran, Winston...
- Acton is an English surname. Notable people with the surname include: John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton (1834–1902): Lord Acton, the Catholic historian...
- then. James de la Cloche is mainly known through studies of British historian Lord Acton. Arthur Barnes in 1908, and Marcel Pagnol in 1973, developed...
- October 1873 – 31 August 1968) was a British journalist, historian and Liberal Party politician. A follower of Lord Acton who was independently wealthy, he...
- 19th-century historians of England (such as William Stubbs, James Anthony Froude, E. A. Freeman, J. R. Green, W. E. H. Lecky, Lord Acton, J. R. Seeley...
- its more notable members, the historian, Lord Acton. Charles Acton's father, Major Reginald Thomas Annesley Ball-Acton, was killed at Ypres in Belgium...
- Catharine's College, Cambridge, he was a student of Lord Acton at Cambridge, and editor of much of Acton's work. He is remembered in relation to the history...
- Dalberg, widow of Sir Ferdinand Dalberg-Acton, Bt, and mother of the historian Lord Acton, in 1840. She died in 1860. He was engaged in 1864 to an envoy and...

List of quotations by Lord Acton

Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality

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 Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights... by Lord Acton at QuoteAbout.net
Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity

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 History is not a burden on the memory but an... by Lord Acton at QuoteAbout.net
I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money

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If some great catastrophe is not announced every morning, we feel a certain void. Nothing in the paper today, we sigh

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Learn as much by writing as by reading

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Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end

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 Liberty is not the power of doing what we like,... by Lord Acton at QuoteAbout.net
Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the test of Parliamentary government, for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith

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 Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and... by Lord Acton at QuoteAbout.net
And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that

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