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I happened to be one of those who thought all these expenses necessary, and I had the good fortune to have the majority
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"I happened to be one of those who thought all these expenses necessary, and I had the good fortune to have the majority of both houses of Parliament on my side"

- Robert Walpole

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Robert Walpole was a British political leader who worked as the very first Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1721 to 1742. In this quote, he is referring to the expenses he incurred while in workplace. He is revealing his satisfaction that the majority of both houses of Parliament supported his choices to incur these expenses. This suggests that he had the ability to successfully encourage most of Parliament that his choices were essential and useful for the country. Walpole's quote also implies that he was positive in his own judgement and was pleased that his decisions were confirmed by the bulk of Parliament. This quote shows Walpole's strong leadership and his capability to efficiently communicate his concepts to the Parliament.

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United Kingdom Flag This quote is written / told by Robert Walpole between August 26, 1676 and March 18, 1745. He/she was a famous Statesman from United Kingdom. The author also have 26 other quotes.

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