John Burns Quotes

- Notable John Burns Quotes Index -

Born: October 20, 1858, Vauxhall, London, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: , January 24, 1943
Occupation: Politician

1.
I want the municipality to be a helping hand to the man with a desire of sympathy, to help the fallen when it is not in their power to help themselves.
- John Burns

2.
In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage, administrative ability, and their political prescience.
- John Burns

3.
You come before me this morning with clean hands and clean collars. I want you to have clean tongues, clean manners, clean morals and clean characters.
- John Burns

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