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I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice, which he badly needs.
Is [this coalition] to be above party Government or below party Government?
Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.
A fanatic is someone who won’t change his mind, and wont change the subject
No technical knowledge can outweigh knowledge of the humanities.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
Evils can be created much quicker than they can be cured.
Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.
Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.
Bolshevism is a great evil, but it has arisen out of great social evils.
At the beginning of this War megalomania was the only form of sanity.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
--The British people have always been superior to the British climate.
In wartime, Truth is so precious that she should always be surrounded by a bodyguard of lies.
The First Sea Lord moves the fleet. No one else moves it.
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.
There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.
Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.
You must look at facts, because they look at you.
One can usually put one's thoughts better in ones own words.
The recognition of their language is precious to a small people.
Our task is not only to win the battle—but to win the war.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
…soldiers must die, but by their death they nourish the nation which gave them birth.
It is no part of my case that I am always right.
I never take pleasure in human woe.

The Hon. Member is never lucky in the coincidence of his facts with the truth.

War is very cruel. It goes on for so long.
Craft is common both to skill and deceit.
The object of Parliament is to substitute arguments for fisticuffs.
The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.
It's a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.
[I object] on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to charity.
Nationalization of industry is the doom of trade unionism.
The maxim of the British people is 'Business as usual.'
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice,which he badly needs.
Honours should go where death and danger go.
Each one [of the neutral nations] hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, the crocodile will eat him last.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
Mr. Speaker, let us envisage—an unpleasant and overworked word.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.
We must always be ready to make sacrifices for the great causes; only in that way shall we live to keep our souls alive.
Vengeance is the most costly and dissipating of luxuries.
How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion!
All wisdom is not new wisdom.
War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
…I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught….
The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.
The British people have taken for themselves this motto: 'Business carried on as usual during alterations on the map of Europe.'
If we win, nobody will care. If we lose, there will be nobody to care.
I think of France, anxious, peace-loving, pacifist to the core, but armed to the teeth…
I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it. In defeat I need it.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am a prod.
God for a month of power & a good shorthand writer.
Frightfulness is not a remedy known to the British pharmacopoeia.
Well it may be said, well it was said, that the prerogatives of the Crown have become privileges of the people.
Let us learn our lessons.
We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.
Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.
When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty….
…I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it for a time parts company with reality.
Kites rise highest against the wind not with it.
Patience and good temper accomplish much.
The Hon. Member is never lucky in the coincidence of his facts with the truth.
The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions.
Time and money are largely interchangeable terms.
My Rt. Hon. Friend [Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood] has not been long enough in office to grow a guilty conscience.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
The further backward you look, the further forward you can see.
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
There is always much to be said for not attempting more than you can do…  But this principle…  has its exceptions.
An announcement of a prospective surplus is always a milestone in a budget….
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
Language is a great bridge.
Sometimes when fortune scowls most spitefully, she is preparing her most dazzling gifts.
If you destroy a free market you create a black market.
You cannot cure cancer by a majority. What is needed is a remedy.”
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
It is not in our power to anticipate our destiny.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
One ought to be just before one is generous.
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