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William Pitt on the Loss of Freedom

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom; it is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”

— William Pitt in the House of Commons, 18 November 1783


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February 14, 2009 · 6:43 pm

Winston Churchill on Victory

“You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory. Victory at all costs — victory in spite of all terrors — victory, however long and hard the road may be, for without victory there is no survival.”

— Winston Churchill, Address to the House of Commons, 13 May 1940

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July 6, 2007 · 11:55 am