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William Pitt Quotes

(1759-1806), British Statesman

Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.

Category: Confidence

The press is like the air, a chartered libertine.

Category: Journalism And Journalists

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.

Category: Necessity

Don't talk to me about a man's being able to talk sense; everyone can talk sense. Can he talk nonsense?

Category: Nonsense

Poverty of course is no disgrace, but it is damned annoying.

Category: Poverty And The Poor

Poverty, of course, is no disgrace, but it is damned annoying.

Category: Poverty And The Poor

Unlimited power corrupts the possessor.

Category: Power

Theoretical principals must sometimes give way for the sake of practical advantages.

Category: Theory