Robert Peel Quotes
'No minister ever stood, or could stand, against public opinion.'
'Agitation is the marshalling of the conscience of a nation to mold its laws.'
'Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs'
'There seem to me to be very few facts, at least ascertainable facts, in politics'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/peel_sir_robert.sh BBC Profile
http://www.met.police.uk/history/peel.htm Metropolitan Police History
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