Sir Anthony Eden

[1st Earl of Avon]

Sir Anthony Eden Quotes

  • ''We best avoid wars by taking even physical action to stop small ones.''
    Anthony, Sir Eden (1897-1977), British Conservative politician, prime minister. speech, Nov. 1, 1956, to the House of Commons. On the Anglo-French intervention in the Israeli-Egyptian conflict.
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  • ''Everyone is always in favour of general economy and particular expenditure.''
    Anthony, Sir Eden (1897-1977), British Conservative politician, prime minister. Quoted in Observer (London, June 17, 1958).

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