Robert Walpole

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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Walter Scott Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.
Gustave Flaubert Caught up in life, you see it badly. You suffer from it or enjoy it too much. The artist, in my opinion, is a monstrosity, something outside of nature.
Nigel Lythgoe Since I've been in the U.S. I've lost the back of my heart, 15 ft. of intestine and my marriage - and God, I miss my intestine.
Dakota Fanning It was really really neat to make the movie because there were mentally challenged actors in the movie. So that was really really cool to work with them and they were always really happy, and they made everybody really happy on the set too.
Archimedes Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Love does not dominate it cultivates.
John Mayer I'm willing to make compromises based on someone I think is the one, but I think it's psychologically important to people when they're famous to be the only famous person they know.
Karl Lagerfeld I'm not an employee who goes to the office every morning at the same time. Then, vacations are needed.
Aldous Huxley You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
Kristen Stewart I had to act in a school play when I was about ten years old. I really didn't want to do it. But everyone had to do it so I didn't have a choice. A talent agent came and watched it and later gave me some work. It's funny because I'd always known that I wanted a movie career. I just didn't think that...
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness anger concealed often hardens into revenge.
Ron Paul I think a submarine is a very worthwhile weapon. I believe we can defend ourselves with submarines and all our troops back at home. This whole idea that we have to be in 130 countries and 900 bases... is an old-fashioned idea.
John Keegan It's commonly said that people who've been ill in childhood and who've had an upset education never really regret that they do. It means that you don't look at the world in the way that other people do, and if you were inclined to be a writer, that's a help.
Taraji P. Henson I've been doing a lot of drama, but I feel like comedy is my strength.
Eddie Bernice Johnson Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace.
Ellie Goulding I want to be safe in the knowledge that I can tour and play festivals for a long time. The main thing is that I want a good reputation as a live performer. If I have that, I'd be so happy.
Lindsey Graham Look how many millions of people are underemployed or have lost their jobs. The last thing I'm going to do is play politics with their future.
Franklin D. Roosevelt War is a contagion.

Robert Walpole

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