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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:757
AUTHOR:Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769–1852)
QUOTATION:Trust nothing to the enthusiasm of the people. Give them a strong and a just, and, if possible, a good, government; but, above all, a strong one.
ATTRIBUTION:ARTHUR WELLESLEY, DUKE OF WELLINGTON, letter to Lieutenant-General Lord William Bentinck, December 24, 1811.—John Gurwood, Selections from the Dispatches and General Orders of Field Marshal, the Duke of Wellington, p. 545 (1851).
SUBJECTS:Government
 
 
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