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George Canning Quotes

(1770-1827), British Statesman

Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.

Category: Decisions

Give me the avowed, the erect, the manly foe, bold I can meet, perhaps may turn his blow! But of all plagues, good Heavens, thy wrath can send, save, save, oh save me from the candid friend!

Category: Friends And Friendship

Away with the cant of ''Measures, not men!'' -- the idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot along. No, Sir, if the comparison must be made, if the distinction must be taken, men are everything, measures comparatively nothing.

Category: Politicians And Politics