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Cecil Rhodes - Quotes

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Having read the histories of other countries, I saw that expansion was everything, and that the world's surface being limited, the great object of present humanity should be to take as much of the world as it possibly could. ---->>>

We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.

We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.

Why should we not form a secret society with but one object, the furtherance of the British Empire and the bringing of the whole world under British rule, for the recovery of the United States, for making the Anglo Saxon race but one Empire? What a dream, but yet it is probable; it is possible. ---->>>

Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life. ---->>>

I have found out one thing and that is, if you have an idea, and it is a good idea, if you only stick to it you will come out all right. ---->>>

So little done, so much to do.

So little done, so much to do.

The real fact is that I could no longer stand their eternal cold mutton. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: July 5, 1853
Birthplace:
Die: 03-26, 1902
Occupation: Statesman
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Cecil John Rhodes PC (5 July 1853 – 26 March 1902) was a British businessman, mining magnate and politician in South Africa, who served as Prime Minister of the Cape Colony from 1890 to 1896. An ardent believer in British imperialism, Rhodes and his British South Africa Company founded the southern African territory of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe and Zambia), which the company named after him in 1895 (wikipedia)