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Robert Walpole – 3 Quotes


3 Quotes by Robert Walpole


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

– 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

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