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Robert Menzies
(1894-1978) born on
Dec 20
Australian political leader. As prime minister, 1939-41, 1949-66, he strengthened military ties with the United States and fostered industrial growth and immigration from Europe.
         
   
F
Experiment is necessary in establishing an academy, but certain principles must apply to this business of art as to any other business which affects the artistic sense of the community.

R
Considering the company I keep in this place, that is hardly surprising.
A
Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. . .
N
A manager may be tough and practical, squeezing out, while the going is good, the last ounce of profit and dividend . . .
K
A man may be a tough, concentrated, successful money-maker and never contribute to his country anything more than a horrible example.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Argus" (Sydney), 28 ApR 1937.
R: When accused of having a superiority complex in parliament; in "Time," 29 May 1978.
A:
N: First William Queale Memorial Lecture, 1954; in "Wit and Wisdom of Robert Menzies," ed. Colin Bingham, 1982.
K: First William Queale Memorial Lecture, 1954; in "Wit and Wisdom of Robert Menzies," ed. Colin Bingham, 1982.
   


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