John Philpot Curran

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Born Friday 24 July 1750, died Tuesday 14 October 1817

Professions: Politician, Public Servant

Nationality: Irish

It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active.

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I have never yet heard of a murderer who was not afraid of a ghost.

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In this administration, a place can be found for every bad man.

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His smile is like the silver plate on a coffin.

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Assassinate me you may; intimidate me you cannot.

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The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance.

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My dear doctor, I am surprised to hear you say that I am coughing very badly, as I have been practising all night.

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When I can't talk sense, I talk metaphor.

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Evil prospers when good men do nothing.

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