Richard Cobden

Richard Cobden

The idea of defending, as integral parts of our Empire, countries 10,000 miles off, like Australia, which neither pay a shilling to our revenue...nor afford us any exclusive trade...is about as quixotic a specimen of national folly as was ever exhibited.More Richard Cobden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For every credibility gap there is a gullibility gap.More Richard Cobden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
the principles of political economy have elevated the working class above the place they ever filled before.More Richard Cobden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This great oracle of the East India Company himself admits that, if there is no power vested in the Court of Directors but that of the patronage, there is really no government vested in them at all.More Richard Cobden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]

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