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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Expediency
 
  Expediency is the science of exigencies.
Kossuth.    
  1
  Expediency often silences justice.
Seneca.    
  2
  Expediency is a law of nature. The camel is a wonderful animal, but the desert made the camel.
Beaconsfield.    
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  It is not expedient or wise to examine our friends too closely; few persons are raised in our esteem by a close examination.
La Rochefoucauld.    
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  Nothing but the right can ever be expedient, since that can never be true expediency which would sacrifice a great good to a less.
Whately.    
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