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Stanley Baldwin
(1867-1947) born on
Aug 03
English statesman. He guided his country during the abdication of Edward VIII.
         
   
F
The intelligent are to the intelligentsia what a gentleman is to a gent.

R
A platitude is simply a truth repeated until people get tired of hearing it.
A
The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion.
N
Just as the results of inebriety are most painful to the habitually sober, and just as the greatest saints have often been the greatest sinners, so, when the first class brain does something stupid, the stupidity of that occasion is colossal.
K
A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months' experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time - patience.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Attributed, in "Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations," by Tony Augarde, 1991.
R: In "Macmillan Dictionary of Quotations," by John Daintith, 1989.
A: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
N: House of Commons, 13 May 1924.
K: Speech, Plymouth, 26 Oct 1923.
   


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