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Brief about Walter Bagehot: By info that we know Walter Bagehot was born at 1970-01-01. And also Walter Bagehot is English Author.

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No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation.

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No real English gentleman, in his secret soul, was ever sorry for the death of a political economist.

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Poverty is an anomaly to rich people; it is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell.

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Progress would not have been the rarity it is if the early food had not been the late poison.

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So long as war is the main business of nations, temporary despotism - despotism during the campaign - is indispensable.

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The being without an opinion is so painful to human nature that most people will leap to a hasty opinion rather than undergo it.

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The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.

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The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. It proceeds from not knowing what is going on in other people's minds.

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The real essence of work is concentrated energy.

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The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything.

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The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything.

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The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards.

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We must not let daylight in upon the magic.

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What impresses men is not mind, but the result of mind.

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Woman absent is woman dead.

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You may talk of the tyranny of Nero and Tiberius; but the real tyranny is the tyranny of your next-door neighbor.

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All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.

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An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too - at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own.

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Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success.

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In every particular state of the world, those nations which are strongest tend to prevail over the others; and in certain marked peculiarities the strongest tend to be the best.

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