George III


George III Quotes

  • ''Knavery seems to be so much a the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom.''
    George III (1738-1820), British monarch, King of Great Britain and Ireland. letter, Nov. 10, 1782.
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  • ''I can never suppose this country so far lost to all ideas of self-importance as to be willing to grant America independence; if that could ever be adopted I shall despair of this country being ever preserved from a state of inferiority and consequently falling into a very low class among the European States.''
    George III (1738-1820), British monarch, King of Great Britain and Ireland. Letter, March 7, 1780, to his prime minister Lord North.

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