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'A master of improvised speech and improvised policies.'

'Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness.'

'In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.'

'Like most of those who study history, he (Napoleon III) learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.'

'The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long.'

Born in Southport, Merseyside
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