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Lord Acton – The highest political end

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Lord ActonLiberty is not a means to a higher political end, it is itself the highest political end.

Lord Acton   (1834-1902)

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Lord Acton – Power corrupts

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Lord ActonPower tends to Corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men. . .There is no worse heresy than that the office santifies the holder of it.

Lord Acton   (1834-1902)
The life and letters of Mandell Creighton

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Lord Acton – Great men almost always bad

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Lord ActonGreat men are almost always bad men, even when they exercise influence and not authority.

Lord Acton   (1834-1902)

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