Robert Walpole Quotes

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Born: August 26, 1676, Houghton, Norfolk, England, UK
Birth Country: England, UK
Died: London, England, UK, March 18, 1745
Occupation: Prime minister of England

1.
Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced.
- Robert Walpole

2.
I will not attempt to deny the reasonableness and necessity of a party war but in carrying on that war all principles and rules of justice should not be departed from.
- Robert Walpole

3.
The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

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