William Pitt Quotes

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Where law ends, tyranny begins.
— William Pitt
Necessity is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
— William Pitt
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.
— William Pitt

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Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom: it is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
— William Pitt

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Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
— William Pitt

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Now as to politeness...I would however venture to call it benevolence in trifles; or the preference of others to ourselves in little daily, hourly, occurrences in the commerce of life.
— William Pitt

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