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William Pitt
May 28, 1759 - 1806
Nationality: British
Category: Leader
Subcategory: British Leader

If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms never never never!


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


Unlimited power corrupts the possessor.


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


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


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


Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who posses it; and this I know, my lords: that where law ends, tyranny begins.


The press is like the air, a chartered libertine.


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