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Henry Bolingbroke - Quotes

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Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue.

Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue.

The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.

The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.

Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt. ---->>>

The greatest art of a politician is to render vice serviceable to the cause of virtue. ---->>>

Nations, like men, have their infancy. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: April 3, 1367
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Die: March 20, 1413
Occupation: Royalty
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Henry IV (15 April 1367 – 20 March 1413), also known as Henry of Bolingbroke (), was King of England and Lord of Ireland from 1399 to 1413, and asserted the claim of his grandfather, Edward III, to the Kingdom of France. Henry was born at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire. His father, John of Gaunt, was the fourth son of Edward III and the third son to survive to adulthood, and enjoyed a position of considerable influence during much of the reign of Henry's cousin Richard II, whom Henry eventually deposed (wikipedia)