Robert Walpole

Robert Walpole

Earl of Oxford, the Whig leader, who is considered the first Prime Minister of Great Britain
And here a most heinous charge is made, that the nation has been burdened with unnecessary expenses for the sole purpose of preventing the discharge of our debts and the abolition of taxes.More Robert Walpole quotes [07/16/2011 05:07:45]
If they are really persuaded that the army is annually established by me, that I have the sole disposal of posts and honours, that I employ this power in the destruction of liberty and the diminution of commerce, let me awaken them from their delusion.More Robert Walpole quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I can not, therefore, see how this can be imputed as a crime, or how any of the king's ministers can be blamed for his doing what the public has no concern in; for if the public be well and faithfully served it has no business to ask by whom.More Robert Walpole quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Is it no imputation to be arraigned before this House, in which I have sat forty years, and to have my name transmitted to posterity with disgrace and infamy?More Robert Walpole quotes [07/16/2011 05:07:13]
The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!More Robert Walpole quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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