Benjamin Disraeli Quote

One of the greatest of Romans, when asked what were his politics, replied, Imperium et Libertas. That would not make a bad programme for a British Ministry.


speech at Mansion House, London, 10 November 1879, quoting a paraphrase of Tacitus by Winston Churchill (c.1620–88) Divi Britannici (1675): 'Here the two great interests Imperium & Libertas, res olim insociabiles (saith Tacitus), began to incounter each other'

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One of the greatest of Romans, when asked what were his politics, replied, Imperium et Libertas. That would not make a bad programme for a British...

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One of the greatest of Romans, when asked what were his politics, replied, Imperium et Libertas. That would not make a bad programme for a British...

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One of the greatest of Romans, when asked what were his politics, replied, Imperium et Libertas. That would not make a bad programme for a British...

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One of the greatest of Romans, when asked what were his politics, replied, Imperium et Libertas. That would not make a bad programme for a British...