What that Sicilian mule was to me, I have been to the Queen.
Never forget that the purpose for which a man lives is the improvement of the man himself, so that he may go out of this world having, in his great sphere or his small one, done some little good for his fellow creatures and labored a little to diminish the sin and sorrow that are in the world.
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.- Booker T. Washington
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the f...- Vernon Cooper
The invention of IQ does a great disservice to creativity in education.- Joel Henry Hildebrand
No one who had any sense ever liked school.- Robert Boothby
Through hard work and education, we can deliver a strong economy and opportunity for all.- Julia Gillard
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England’s foreign policy should always be inspired by the love of freedom. There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom one lays the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.
It is upon those who say that it is necessary to exclude forty-nine fiftieths of the working classes [from the vote] to show cause, and I venture to say that every man who is not presumably incapacitated by some consideration of personal unfitness or of political danger, is morally entitled to come within the pale of the Constitution.
|Birth:||29th December, 1809|
|Death:||19th May, 1898|
|Profession:||Prime Minister, Statesman|
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