Stanley Baldwin Quote

The greatest crime to our own people is to be afraid to tell the truth … the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defence of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. That is where it lies.


Speech in the House of Commons (30 July 1934), as quoted in Baldwin : A Biography by Keith Middlemas and John Barnes (1969), p. 775

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The greatest crime to our own people is to be afraid to tell the truth … the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defence of England you...

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The greatest crime to our own people is to be afraid to tell the truth … the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defence of England you...

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The greatest crime to our own people is to be afraid to tell the truth … the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defence of England you...

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The greatest crime to our own people is to be afraid to tell the truth … the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defence of England you...