William Edward Hartpole Lecky Quotes

Of all forms of prestige, moral prestige is the most valuable, and no statesman should forget that one of the chief elements of British power is the moral weight that is behind it.

 
William Edward Hartpole Lecky
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William Edward Hartpole Lecky, OM, PC, FBA was an Irish historian, essayist, and political theorist with Whig proclivities. His major work was an eight-volume History of England during the Eighteenth Century.

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