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Joseph Chamberlain

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Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities - because it is the quality which guarantees all others.

— Joseph Chamberlain

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In great deeds something abides.

— Joseph Chamberlain

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In politics, there is no use looking beyond the next fortnight.

— Joseph Chamberlain

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Learn to think impartially.

— Joseph Chamberlain

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London is the clearing-house of the world.

— Joseph Chamberlain


On great fields something stays.

— Joseph Chamberlain

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The day of small nations has long passed away. The day of Empires has come.

— Joseph Chamberlain

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You cannot teach old dogs new tricks.

— Joseph Chamberlain

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The visit to the USA renewed his enthusiasm for politics and enhanced his standing with respect to Gladstone. Gladstone himself observed that "There is a difference between Hartington and Chamberlain that the first behaves like and is a thorough gentleman. West Africa
Chamberlain believed that West Africa had great economic potential and shared Salisbury's suspicions of the French who were Britain's principal rival in the region.

At the time Chamberlain was notable for his attacks on the Conservative leader Lord Salisbury and in the 1885 general election he proposed the "Unauthorised Programme" of benefits for newly enfranchised agricultural labourers. He entered the House of Commons aged almost forty relatively late in life for a front-rank politician. Chamberlain accepted the post of Secretary of State for the Colonies declining other positions.

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