The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Christian Today
William Gladstone was, for many, one of Britain’s greatest Prime Ministers.
A faithful churchgoer in the Church of England Gladstone, who died on this day, worked to remove restrictions and prejudice against Catholics during his time in office.
Disliked by Queen Victoria and many of the upper class because of principled moral stance, he was hailed a hero by ordinary working people.
Here are eight quotes from Gladstone, to mark the day he died:
William Gladstone was a liberal politician who was Prime Minister on four separate occasions.Wikipedia
1. ‘Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race.’
2. ‘Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.’
3. ‘The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the world.’
4. ‘No man ever became great or goodpost was originally published on this site