Guy Burgess Quotes (4 quotes)
In Latin: "Corruptissima republica plurimae leges" - Annals iii.27
Three Guineas (1938)
“Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.”
Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715), Song 17: "Love between Brothers and Sisters"
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Picture Source: WikipediaGuy Burgess
Born: April 16, 1911
Died: August 30, 1963 (aged 52)
Bio: Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess was a British-born intelligence officer and double agent, who worked for the Soviet Union. He was part of the Cambridge Five spy ring that passed Western secrets to the Soviets before and during the Cold War. Burgess and Anthony Blunt contributed to the Soviet cause with the transmission of secret Foreign Office and MI5 documents that described NATO military strategy.
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