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    Long experience has told me that to be criticized is not always to be wrong.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: experience  wrong 
     
    We best avoid wars by taking even physical action to stop small ones.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: action  war 
     
    We have many times led Europe in the fight for freedom. It would be an ignoble end to our long history if we tamely accepted to perish by degrees.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: time  freedom  fight 
     
    Every succeeding scientific discovery makes greater nonsense of old-time conceptions of sovereignty.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: discovery 
     
    Man should be master of his environment, not its slave. That is what freedom means.
    — Anthony Eden
    The worst of being sacked is you can never find your car.
    — Anthony Eden
    Corruption never has been compulsory.
    — Anthony Eden
    Although [in 1937] we might still hope to prevent the divisions of Europe into Fascist and anti-Fascist camps, our real affinities and interests, strategic as well as political, lay with France, a fact which some of my colleagues were most reluctant to realise.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: real  facts  political  hope 
     
    Anthony's father was a mad baronet and his mother a very beautiful woman. That's Anthony-half mad baronet, half beautiful woman.
    — Anthony Eden
    Everyone is always in favour of general economy and particular expenditure.
    — Anthony Eden
    We cannot agree that an act of plunder which threatens the livelihood of many nations should be allowed to succeed.
    — Anthony Eden
    Slowly and painfully man is learning that he must do unto others what he would have them do to him.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: men  learning 
     
    If we had allowed things to drift, everything would have gone from bad to worse. Nasser would have become a kind of Moslem Mussolini, and our friends in Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and even Iran would gradually have been brought down. His efforts would have spread westwards, and Libya and North Africa would have been brought under his control.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: friends  control  bad  gone  africa 
     
    We are not at war with Egypt. We are in an armed conflict.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: conflict  war 
     
    No democratic world will work as it should work until we recognize that we can only enjoy any right so long as we are prepared to discharge its equivalent duty. This applies just as much to states in their dealing with one another as to individuals within the states.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: work  world  right 
     
    The free world has need that its foreign policies should fairly measure the realities of the world in which we live. There are certain principles to which we hold: the sanctity of treaties, good faith between nations, the interdependence of peoples from which no country, however powerful, can altogether escape.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: reality  live  world  powerful  faith 
     
    Nothing is more destructive of human dignity than a rule which imposes a mute and blind obedience.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: human  rules  dignity 
     
    I am one of a rare breed of true politicians who definitely say what they may or may not mean with absolute certainty.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: true 
     
    You may gain temporary appeasement by a policy of concession to violence, but you do not gain lasting peace that way.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: peace  violence 
     
    The more the planners, the worse the plans.
    — Anthony Eden
    There is now doubt in our minds that Nasser, whether he likes it or not, is now effectively in Russian hands, just as Mussolini was in Hitler's. It would be as ineffective to show weakness to Nasser now in order to placate him as it was to show weakness to Mussolini.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: doubt  weakness  mind 
     
    If you've broken the eggs, you should make the omelette.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: broken 
     
    It is a common happening that those in power, as their tenure of office continues, find themselves less and less able to contemplate relinquishing it.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: power 
     
    All prejudices are equally fatal to good government.
    — Anthony Eden
    Drift is the demon of democracy.
    — Anthony Eden
    tags: demon  democracy 
     
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