Robert Walpole Quotes
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All those men have their price.
To Henry Fox, Lord Holland, when encountering him in the Library:You can read. It is a great happiness. I totally neglected it while I was in business, which has been the whole of my life, and to such a degree that I cannot now read a page—a warning to all Ministers.
Anything but history, for history must be false.
No man is fit for business with a ruffled temper.
Fitzmaurice describes the moment before Walpole made this remark: "He was of a perfectly even temper, and the most good-natured man living. Once he lost his temper at a Council, but he broke up the Council immediately after".
No! It is too hazardous a measure for me; I shall leave it to my successors.
On a proposal to tax America