Charles Buxton:-  Charles Buxton (18 November 1822 – 10 August 1871) was an English brewer, philanthropist, writer, and member of Parliament.

Buxton was born on 18 November 1822 in Cromer, Norfolk the third son of Sir Thomas Buxton, 1st Baronet, a notable brewer, MP and social reformer, and followed in his father’s footsteps, becoming a partner in the brewery of Truman, Hanbury, Buxton, & Co in Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London, and then an MP.

He served as Liberal MP for Newport, Isle of Wight (1857–1859), Maidstone (1859–1865) and East Surrey (1865–1871). His son Sydney Buxton was also an MP and governor of South Africa.

Charles Buxton Quotes

Inspirational Charles Buxton Quotes


“Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.”-Charles Buxton


“If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favor.”-Charles Buxton


“In life, as in chess, forethought wins.”-Charles Buxton


“Silence is sometimes the severest criticism.”-Charles Buxton


“Success soon palls. The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails, and the waters rustle under your bows.”-Charles Buxton


“The first duty to children is to make them happy. If you have not made them so, you have wronged them. No other good they may get can make up for that.”-Charles Buxton


“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.”-Charles Buxton

Charles Buxton Quotes

“The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.”-Charles Buxton


“To make pleasures pleasant shortens them.”-Charles Buxton