Quotation by William Cobbett

A full belly to the labourer was, in my opinion, the foundation of public morals and the only source of real public peace.
William Cobbett (1762–1835), British author, publisher, Member of Parliament. Political Register. The Autobiography of William Cobbett: The Progress of a Plough-boy to a Seat in Parliament, ch. 12, pp. 185-186, Faber and Faber Limited (1933).
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