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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
    349 KB (52,511 words) - 16:23, 12 February 2016
  • 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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  • 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,
    31 KB (4,665 words) - 22:51, 23 January 2016
  • perhaps also for his country. After all, there is room for only one Prime Minister, but for those who make the desert bloom there is room for hundreds, thousands
    38 KB (5,396 words) - 05:52, 21 January 2016
  • Quotations. Oxford University Press, (p.49-50). The pendulum will swing back. Joseph Gurney Cannon, maxim indicating that in life and politics the things detested
    69 KB (10,235 words) - 21:20, 23 January 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
    53 KB (7,724 words) - 22:18, 10 December 2015
  • 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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