Charles James Fox Quotes

Charles James Fox Quotes: There is a spirit of resistance implanted by the Deity in the breast of man, proportioned to the size of the wrongs he is destined to endure.
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Charles James Fox Quote: Illustrious man! deriving honor less from the splendor of his situation than from the dignity of his mind.
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Quotes about Charles James Fox: Peace is the wish of the French of Italy Spain Germany and all the world, and Great Britain alone the cause of preventing its accomplishment, and this not for any point of honour or even interest, but merely lest there should be an example in the modern world of a great powerful Republic.
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Quote about Charles James Fox: Any thing that proves that it is not in the power of Kings and Princes by their great armies to have every thing their own way is of such good example that without any good will to the French one can not help being delighted by it, and you know I have a natural partiality to what some people call rebels.
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Charles James Fox Sayings: Bonaparte's wish is Peace, nay that he is afraid of war to the last degree.
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Charles James Fox Saying: Persecution always says, 'I know the consequences of your opinion better than you know them yourselves.' But the language of toleration was always amicable, liberal, and just: it confessed its doubts, and acknowledged its ignorance ... Persecution had always reasoned from cause to effect, from opinion to action, [that such an opinion would invariably lead to but one action], which proved generally erroneous; while toleration led us invariably to form just conclusions, by judging from actions and not from opinions.
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Sayings about Charles James Fox: the question now was...whether that beautiful fabric [the English constitution]...was to be maintained in that freedom...for which blood had been spilt; or whether we were to submit to that system of despotism, which had so many advocates in this country.
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Saying about Charles James Fox: I prefer the hardest terms of peace to the most just war.
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