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" Commons - now that it is the true sovereign, and appoints the real executive - has long ceased to be the checking, sparing, economical body it once was. It now is more apt to spend money than the minister of the day. I have heard a very experienced financier... "
The English Constitution - Página 137
por Walter Bagehot - 2007 - 368 páginas
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The British State of Telegraphs

Hugo Richard Meyer - 1907 - 226 páginas
...in the course of his testimony, had quoted Mr. Bagehot's statement : "If you want to raise a certain cheer in the House of Commons, make a general panegyric...invite a sure defeat, propose a particular saving." He had continued : "I should like to add, 'If you want to lose popularity, oppose the proposals for...
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The Works and Life of Walter Bagehot, Volumen5

Walter Bagehot - 1915
...Minister of the day. I have heard a very experienced financier say, " If you want to raise a certain cheer in the House of Commons make a general panegyric...money expatiate on that object ; they say, " What is £50,000 to this great country ? Is this a time for cheese-paring objection ? Our industry was never...
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Budget Making in a Democracy

Edward Augustus Fitzpatrick - 1918 - 317 páginas
...reflected in a fact about the English Parliament summarized thus : "If ' you want to raise a certain cheer in the House of Commons, make a general panegyric on economy. If you 1 want to invite a sure defeat, propose a particular savI ing." (Bagehot, English Constitution.) But...
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The Science of Public Finance

George Findlay Shirras - 1924 - 677 páginas
...Minister of the day. I have heard a very experienced financier say, ' If you want to raise a certain cheer in the House of Commons make a general panegyric...money expatiate on that object ; they say, ' What is £50,000 to this great country ? Is this a time for cheese.paring objection ? Our industry was never...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 páginas
...Anthony Eden (1897-1977) British Conservative politician, prime minister If you want to raise a certain cheer in the House of Commons, make a general panegyric...invite a sure defeat, propose a particular saving. ßnancifr quoted by Walter Bagehot Every bright spot the White House finds in the economy is like the...
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Bagehot: The English Constitution

Bagehot - 2001 - 253 páginas
...minister of the day. I have heard a very experienced financier say, 'If you want to raise a certain cheer in the House of Commons make a general panegyric...money expatiate on that object; they say, 'What is £50,000 to this great country? Is this a time for cheeseparing objection? Our industry was never so...
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