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...that military services in India would be considered in the scale in which are considered similar services in other parts of the world. But I might have expected to be placed on the staff in India; and yet if it had not been for the lamented death of General Fraser, General Smith's arrival would have made me supernumerary. This is perfectly well known to the army, and is the subject of a good deal of conversation.
_Jan. 4, 1805._
* * * * *I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
_Feb. 3, 1805._
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_Advice to a Native Ruler in India._
Let the prosperity of the country be your great object; protect the ryots and traders, and allow no man, whether invested with authority or not, to oppress them with impunity. Do justice to every man.
_March 2, 1805._
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Without distinction of religion every man ought to be called upon to do service to the state, wherever he is particularly... Unknown, Source
Excerpt from Maxims and Opinions of Field-Marshal His Grace the Duke of Wellington, Selected From His Writings and Speeches During a Public Life of More Than Half a Century · This quote is about judgment and judges · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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