Marquês de Pombal


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  • ''The cultivation of literary pursuits forms the basis of all sciences, and in their perfection consist the reputation and prosperity of kingdoms.''
    Marquês De Pombal (1699-1782), Portuguese statesman. Quoted in Conde da Carnota, The Marquis of Pombal, ch. 11 (1843).
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