Ward

Famous quotes containing the word ward:

    If we ever feel discouraged by the apparent constraints on humanity, about its lack of elbowroom and freedom of action, we should think of the Jews and the Greeks, insignificant, powerless, and tiny in the age of the dinosaur empires, yet providing the growing points for the next stage in human destiny.
    —Barbara Ward (1914–1981)

    One may as well preach a respectable mythology as anything else.
    Humphrey, Mrs. Ward (1851–1920)

    England is nothing but the last ward of the European madhouse, and quite possibly it will prove to be the ward for particularly violent cases.
    Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)