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Walter Bagehot

The Times has made many ministries (The English Constitution, I)
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A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinion and uncommon abilities.
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The Sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights - the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn.
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The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards.
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One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Nature | Walter Bagehot quote

The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency.
Habit | Walter Bagehot quote

It is good to be without vices, but it is not good to be without temptations.
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The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.
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Lived 1826 - 1877, English economist and essayist

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Economist, Essayist, English
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