Pyotr Stolypin Quotes (1 quote)
Words on his grave; originally the ending of his Duma speech (24 May 1907)
“If pigs could vote, the man with the slop bucket would be elected swineherd every time, no matter how much slaughtering he did on the side.”
―Orson Scott Card
“The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.”
―Pearl S. Buck
To My Daughters, With Love (1967), "To You on Your First Birthday"
A Woman of No Importance (1893)
“To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.”
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Born: April 14, 1862
Died: September 18, 1911 (aged 49)
Bio: Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin served as Prime Minister and the leader of the third Duma, from 1906 to 1911. His tenure was marked by efforts to counter revolutionary groups and by the implementation of noteworthy agrarian reforms. Stolypin's reforms aimed to stem peasant unrest by creating a class of market-oriented smallholding landowners.
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