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  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
  • William Ewart Gladstone
    William Ewart Gladstone
    British statesman 1809-1898
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    Apt quotations carry conviction.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, that would be a calamity.
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    All the world over, I will back the masses against the classes.
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness.
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    He is the purest figure in history. [About George Washington]
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    If Germany is to become a colonizing power, all I say is, ''God speed her!'' She becomes our ally and partner in the execution of the great purposes of Providence for the advantage of mankind.
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.
  • William Ewart Gladstone
    William Ewart Gladstone
    British statesman 1809-1898
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    Man should beware of letting his religion spoil his morality.
    Source: The Life of William Ewart Gladstone II, 185
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own.
  • William Ewart Gladstone
    William Ewart Gladstone
    British statesman 1809-1898
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    The resources of civilization are not yet exhausted.
    Source: Rede, 1881
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
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    There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.
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