Richard Cobden

Richard Cobden

I therefore declare, that if you wish any remission of the taxation which falls upon the homes of the people of England and Wales, you can only find it by reducing the great military establishments, and diminishing the money paid to fighting men in time of peace.More Richard Cobden quotes [10/01/2011 01:10:26]
It has been one of my difficulties, in arguing this question out of doors with friends or strangers, that I rarely find any intelligible agreement as to the object of the war.More Richard Cobden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am no party man in this matter in any degree; and if I have any objection to the motion it is this, that whereas it is a motion to inquire into the manufacturing distress of the country, it should have been a motion to inquire into manufacturing and agricultural distress.More Richard Cobden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From 1836, down to last year, there is no proof of the Government having any confidence in the duration of peace, or possessing increased security against war.More Richard Cobden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The people of the two nations [French and English] must be brought into mutual dependence by the supply of each other's wants. There is no other way of counteracting the antagonism of language and race. It is God's own method of producing an entente cordiale, and no other plan is worth a farthing.More Richard Cobden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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