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It is impossible for a stranger traveling through the United States to tell from the appearance of the people or the country wheth ...
Nations, like men, have their infancy.
Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense.
Posterity will ne'er survey
A nobler grave than this:
Here lie the bones of Castlereagh:
Stop, traveller, and piss.
His youth was distinguished by all the tumult and storm of pleasures, in which he licentiously triumphed, disdaining all decorum. ...
In defeat unbeatable: in victory unbearable.
We are fortunate to have inherited an institution (the House of Lords) which we certainly should never have had the intelligence t ...
When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.
I often think how much easier the world would have been to manage if Herr Hitler and Signor Mussolini had been at Oxford.
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