George Canning - Quotes

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Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.

Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.

I can prove anything by statistics except the truth. ---->>>

But of all plagues, good Heaven, thy wrath can send, Save me, oh, save me, from the candid friend! ---->>>

In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering too little and asking too much. The French are with equal advantage content, So we clap on Dutch bottoms just twenty per cent. ---->>>

A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own.

A steady patriot of the world alone, The friend of every country but his own.

Here's to the pilot that weathered the storm. ---->>>

I called the New World into existence, to redress the balance of the Old. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: April 11, 1770
Birthplace:
Die: August 8, 1827
Occupation: Statesman
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George Canning, PC, FRS (11 April 1770 – 8 August 1827) was a British statesman and Tory politician who served in various senior cabinet positions under numerous Prime Ministers, before himself serving as Prime Minister for the final four months of his life. The son of an actress and a failed businessman and lawyer, Canning was supported financially by his uncle Stratford, allowing him to attend Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford (wikipedia)