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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.
My esoteric doctrine, is that if you entertain any doubt, it is safest to take the unpopular side in the first instance. Transit f ...
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