Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington Quotes

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Of troops sent to fight in the War of 1812:
They wanted this iron fist to command them.

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
After his first Cabinet meeting as the British Prime Minister:
An extraordinary affair. I gave them their orders and they wanted to stay and discuss them.

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
When stopped by a gang demanding that he should declare loyalty for his wife Caroline of Brunswick:
God Save the Queen, and may all your wives be like her!

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington