John Yorke Denham FRSA is an English Labour Party politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Southampton Itchen from 1992 to 2015. He served in the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills from 2007 to 2009 and as the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government from 2009 to 2010.
|The practice of a ruling power in the State is but a feeble proof of its legality.||Power|
|Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.|
|Nor ought a genius less than his that writ attempt translation.|
|Poetry is of so subtle a spirit, that in the pouring out of one language into another it will evaporate.||Literature, Writers & Writing|
|Search not to find things too deeply hid; Nor try to know things whose knowledge is forbid.||Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training|
|We are never like angels till our passion dies.|
|Youth, what man's age is like to be, doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.|