George Canning

(11 April 1770 – 8 August 1827 / London, England)

George Canning Quotes

  • ''Intimately concerned as we are with the system of Europe, it does not follow that we are therefore called upon to mix ourselves on every occasion, with a restless and meddling activity, in the concerns of the nations which surround us.''
    George Canning (1770-1827), British statesman, prime minister. Speech, October 28, 1823.
    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.

Read more quotations »

Epigram

What mean ye by this print so rare?
Ye wits, of Eton jealous:
Behold! your rivals soar in air,
And ye are heavy-fellows!

[Hata Bildir]