How marvelous it all is! Built not by saints and angels, but the work of men's hands; cemented with men's honest blood and with a world of tears, welded by the best brains of centuries past; not without the taint and reproach incidental to all human work, but constructed on the whole with pure and splendid purpose. Human, and yet not wholly human -- for the most heedless and the most cynical must see the finger of the Divine.
The Right Honourable Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, KG, PC (May 7, 1847 May 21, 1929) was a British Liberal statesman and Prime Minister. Also known as Archibald Primrose (1847-1851) and Lord Dalmeny (1851-1868).