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William Pitt (The Younger) Quotes

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'Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.'

'Don't talk to me about a man's being able to talk sense; everyone can talk sense. Can he talk nonsense?'

'Poverty of course is no disgrace, but it is damned annoying.'

'Theoretical principals must sometimes give way for the sake of practical advantages.'

'Unlimited power corrupts the possessor.'

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Hayes, Kent
Died in London
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Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put. - Winston Churchill
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Battle of Harlaw - 1411, Mary Queen of Scots abdicates - 1567, Gibraltar Seized - 1704, Speaking Clock Introduced - 1936
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