Robert Peel Quotes

Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs. Robert Peel

Agitation is the marshalling of the conscience of a nation to mould its laws. Robert Peel

There seem to me to be very few facts, at least ascertainable facts, in politics. Robert Peel

Constitutional liberty will be best worked out by those who aspire to freedom by their own efforts. Robert Peel

It is common, we suppose, to all men, who find themselves involved in some unexpected and – as they think – undeserved difficulty or danger, to exhale the first impulses of vexation in reproaches against those, whose folly or wickedness have led to their
embarrassment. Robert Peel

No minister ever stood, or could stand, against public opinion. Robert Peel

The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence. Robert Peel