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It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets... - Quote

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It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets.

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The Right Honourable Douglas Richard Hurd, Baron Hurd of Westwell, CH, CBE, PC (born March 8, 1930), is a senior British Conservative politician and novelist, who served in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major between 1979 and his retirement in 1995. He is a patron of the Tory Reform Group, Chairman of the Prison Reform Trust, and remains an active figure in public life.

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