If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom.William Lyon Mackenzie King
Regardless of what one's attitude towards prohibition may be, temperance is something against which, at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made.William Lyon Mackenzie King
Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous and sacred responsibility, all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile.William Lyon Mackenzie King
Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government, which sooner or later becomes autocratic government.William Lyon Mackenzie King
William Lyon Mackenzie King
was a famous Canadian politician, 10th Prime Minister of Canada,
who was born on
December 17, 1874. As a person born on this date, William Lyon Mackenzie King is listed in our database as the 22nd
most popular celebrity for the day (December 17) and the 13th most popular for the year (1874).
People born on December 17
fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer.
William Lyon Mackenzie King is the 763rd most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to William Lyon Mackenzie King's birthday, William Lyon Mackenzie King is the 234th most famous Canadian.
In general, William Lyon Mackenzie King ranks as the 9399th
most popular famous person, and the 149th most popular country president (prime minister) of all time.
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