George Canning

George Canning

British Prime Minister in 1827, Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1807-09
Away with the cant of "Measures not men!"--the idle supposition
that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot
along. No Sir, if the comparison must be made, if the
distinction must be taken, men are everything, measures
comparatively nothing. /nothing/ George Canning quotes

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