Lord Halifax

Lord Halifax

British politician (Edward Frederick Lindley Wood)

Lived from: 1881-1959

Category: Politics

Quotes: Lord Halifax

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    Esteem to virtue is like a cherishing air to plants and flowers, which maketh them blow and prosper.
    Source: Works (1912)
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    I am of an Opinion, in which I am every Day more confirmed by Observation, that Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with Men, or else all the Obligations in the World will not create it. An outward Show may be made to satisfy Decency, and to prevent Reproach; but a real Sense of a kind thing is a Gift of Nature, and never was, nor can be acquired.
    Source: Works (1912)
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    Suspicion is rather a virtue than a fault, as long as it doth like a dog that watcheth, and doth not bite.
    Source: Works (1912)
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    The greatest Part of Business of the World, is the Effect of not thinking.
    Source: Works (1912)
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