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SIR ROBERT WALPOLE, 1ST EARL OF ORFORD
British statesman
(1676 - 1745)

All history is a lie!
      - [History]

All men have their price.
      - ascribed to [Bribery]

Every man has his price.
      - in a speech [Bribery : Proverbs]

Persons extremely reserved are like old enamelled watches, which had painted covers, that hindered your seeing what o'clock it was.
      - [Diffidence]

The balance of power.
      - in a 1741 speech [Power]

Though I admire republican principles in theory, yet I am afraid the practice may be too perfect for human nature. We tried a republic last century, and it failed. Let our enemies try next. I hate political experiments.
      - [Republic]

Oh, do not read history, for that I know must be false.
      - I, Walpoliana, no. CXLI [History]


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