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'A people always ends by resembling its shadow.'

'A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.'

'All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They.'

'An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.'

'Asia is not going to be civilized after the methods of the West. There is too much Asia and she is too old.'

'Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours'

'God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.'

'If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten'

'The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.'

'The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool.'

'We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.'

'Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.'


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How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win - GK Chesterton
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Irish Catholic Uprising - 1641, Battle of Trafalgar - 1805, First Women Peers Enter Lords - 1958, 1st British Nuclear Powered Sub launched - 1960, The Aberfan Disaster - 1966
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