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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:1444
AUTHOR:John Emerich Edward Dalberg, Lord Acton (1834–1902)
QUOTATION:There is no worse heresy than that the office sanctifies the holder of it.
ATTRIBUTION:LORD ACTON, letter to Mandell Creighton, April 5, 1887.—Acton, Essays on Freedom and Power, ed. Gertrude Himmelfarb, p. 336 (1972).
SUBJECTS:Power
 
 
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