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A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities.
Politicians and Politics
Walter Bagehot

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A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Pleasure
Walter Bagehot

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A princely marriage is the brilliant edition of a universal fact, and, as such, it rivets mankind.
Weddings
Walter Bagehot

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An ambassador is not simply an agent; he is also a spectacle.
Diplomacy
Walter Bagehot

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An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind.
Silence
Walter Bagehot

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Men who do not make advances to women are apt to become victims to women who make advances to them.
Men and Women
Walter Bagehot

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One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Innovation
Walter Bagehot

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Progress would not have been the rarity it is if the early food had not been the late poison.
Progress
Walter Bagehot

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Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.
Belief
Walter Bagehot

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The cure for admiring the house of lords is to go and look at it.
Observation
Walter Bagehot

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We must not let daylight in upon the magic.
Magic
Walter Bagehot

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What impresses men is not mind, but the result of mind.
Mind
Walter Bagehot

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When great questions end, little parties begin.
Politicians and Politics
Walter Bagehot

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Writers like teeth are divided into incisors and grinders.
Writers and Writing
Walter Bagehot

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun