Quotes

2 Quotes filtered by George Canning

I called the New World into existence, to redress the balance of the old.

George Canning 12/12/1826

Category: Great American Quotes

Tags: America, George Canning, Great American Quotes

He is like the smallpox. Everybody is obliged to have him once in their lives.

George Canning

On Henry Addington, Viscount Sidmouth

Category: Insulting Liberals

Tags: George Canning, Insulting Liberals, Insults

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To be a Conservative is to prefer the tried to the untried, the fact to mystery, the actual to the possible, the limited to the unbounded, the near to the distant, the sufficient to the super-abundant, the convenient to the perfect present, laughter to utopian bliss.

Michael Oakshott

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