Robert Menzies


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Sir Robert Gordon Menzies (20 December 1894 – 15 May 1978) was an Australian politician and the 12th Prime Minister of Australia. Serving a collective total of over 18 years, he was Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister.

Robert Gordon Menzies was born to James Menzies and Kate Menzies (née Sampson) in Jeparit, a town in the Wimmera region of northwestern Victoria, on 20 December ... more »

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  • Experiment is necessary in establishing an academy, but certain principles must apply to this business of art as to any other business which affects the artis tic sense of the community. Great art spe...
    Robert Menzies (1894-1978), Australian Liberal politician, prime minister. Argus (Sydney, April 28, 1937).
  • Men of genius are not be analyzed by commonplace rules. The rest of us who have been or are leaders, more commonplace in our quality, will do well to remember two things. One is never to forget poster...
    Robert Menzies (1894-1978), Australian Liberal politician, prime minister. The Measure of The Years, ch. 1 (1970).
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