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Lord George Saville Halifax
1633 - 1695

English statesman, author of Political, Moral, and Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections


The best party is but a conspiracy against the rest of the nation.

Power is so apt to be insolent, and liberty to be saucy, that they are seldom on good terms.

from Political, Moral, and Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections
If the laws could speak for themselves they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.

from Political, Moral, and Miscellaneous Thoughts and Reflections