Arthur James Balfour

British statesman of the Conservative Party

Lived from: 1848-1930

Category: Politics

Quotes: Arthur James Balfour

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    Ask with urgency and passion.
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    Biography should be written by an acute enemy.
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    Enthusiasm moves the world.
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    He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.
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    I never forgive, but I always forget.
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    I thought he was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises. [Speaking Of Winston Churchill]
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    It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth.
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    Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.
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    The General Strike has taught the working class more in four days than years of talking could have done.
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