"I hate the ..." comments of Arthur Wellesley

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

I hate the whole race.... There is no believing a word they say—your professional poets, I mean—there never existed a more worthless set than Byron and his friends for example.

1st Duke Wellington, Arthur Wellesley
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke Wellington (1769-1852), British soldier, prime minister. Quoted in Lady Salisbury's Diary, October 26, 1833.