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  • Churchill, speech in the House of Commons, after taking office as Prime Minister (13 May 1940). The problems of victory are more agreeable than the problems
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  • Homo homini lupus. Man is a wolf to man. Plautus, Asinaria, II. 4. 88 A minister, but still a man. Alexander Pope, Epistle to James Craggs No more was
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  • indulge my sorrows, and give way To all the pangs and fury of despair. Joseph Addison, Cato, A Tragedy (1713), Act IV, scene 3. Despair of ever being
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  • with anxious fear I wait, And from your judgment must expect my fate. Joseph Addison, A Poem to His Majesty, line 21 in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical
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  • may be possible to make further progress along the road to sanity. Prime Minister Chamberlain, defending his actions — including giving German-speaking areas
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  • Haddon Spurgeon (June 19, 1834 – January 31, 1892) was a British Baptist minister and writer. If religion be false, it is the basest imposition under heaven;
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  • Winston Churchill (category British Prime Ministers)
    slanderous remark was attributed to Churchill, possibly by Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels to depict him as a liar. In German: »Ich glaube nur der Statistik
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  • not dare to draw a line Between the two, where God has not. Joaquin Miller, Byron, Stanza 1. (Bear ed. 1909, changes "I hesitate" to "I do not dare.")
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  • your minister; And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant: Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and
    352 KB (52,705 words) - 15:44, 29 March 2016
  • would fight on alone whatever they did, their generals told their Prime Minister and his divided Cabinet, 'In three weeks England will have her neck wrung
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  • echoes a remark attributed to Charles-Alexandre de Calonne, Louis XVI's minister of finance. Marie Antoinette asked him something in a tone that brooked
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  • to command success, But we'll do more, Sempronius,— We'll deserve it. Joseph Addison, Cato, A Tragedy (1713), Act I, scene 2. Obedience is the mother
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  • control, And Jealousy, the jaundice of the soul; Revenge, the bloody minister of ill, With all the lean tormentors of the will. John Dryden, The Hind
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  • Death is but a moment, too. Maria Stuart, Act III, sc. vi (1800) Who dares impede my progress? Who presume The spirit to control which guideth me
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  • The great, the important day, big with the fate Of Cato, and of Rome. Joseph Addison, Cato, A Tragedy (1713), Act I, scene 1. For whatever reasons,
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  • Changing Gun Debate", Newsweek April 30, 2007. The pendulum will swing back. Joseph Gurney Cannon, maxim indicating that in life and politics the things detested
    73 KB (10,832 words) - 15:19, 17 April 2016
  • Red Army. After Lenin's death, Trotsky was exiled for his opposition to Joseph Stalin's policies. His 1940 assassination in Mexico was carried out by a
    49 KB (7,006 words) - 22:38, 13 April 2016
  • Arab deserts brought, Within this glass becomes the spy of Time, The minister of Thought. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Sand of the Desert in an Hour-Glass
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  • Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 841-60. My voice is still for war. Joseph Addison, Cato, A Tragedy (1713), Act II, scene 1. From hence, let fierce
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  • man becomes familiar with his goddess, she quickly sinks into a woman. Joseph Addison, The Spectator (May 24, 1711). Loveliest of women! heaven is in
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