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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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Oh, to be in England now that April's there. - Robert Browning
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Battle of Fulford - 1066, Executions of Babington Plotters Begin - 1586, Battle of Newbury - 1st - 1643, QE2 Launched - 1967
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