• There is no country... where there are not somewhere lovers of freedom who look to this country to carry the torch and keep it burning bright until such time as they may again be able to light their extinguished torches at our flame. We owe it not only to our own people but to the world to preserve our soul for that.

    Stanley Baldwin's speech at University of Durham to the Ashridge Fellowship, as quoted in The Times (December 3, 1934) and in "Christian Conservatives and the Totalitarian Challenge, 1933-40" by Philip Williamson in "The English Historical Review", Volume 115, No. 462 (pp. 607-642), June 2000.
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