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Bernard Crick Quotes: The praise of free men is worth having, for it is the only praise which is free from either servility or condescension.
         

The praise of free men is worth having, for it is the only praise which is free from either servility or condescension.


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The agony of international relations is the need to try to practice politics without the basic conditions for political order.



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Since the business of politics is the conciliation of differing interests, justice must not merely be done, but to be seen to be done.



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