"Intimately concerned as ..." Quote of George Canning

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

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
George Canning (1770-1827), British statesman, prime minister. Speech, October 28, 1823.
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