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…I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it for a time parts company with reality.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
[I object] on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to charity.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Patience and good temper accomplish much.
Time and money are largely interchangeable terms.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am a prod.
One ought to be just before one is generous.
Nationalization of industry is the doom of trade unionism.
The maxim of the British people is 'Business as usual.'

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

Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.
Honours should go where death and danger go.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
The object of Parliament is to substitute arguments for fisticuffs.
You cannot cure cancer by a majority. What is needed is a remedy.”
We must always be ready to make sacrifices for the great causes; only in that way shall we live to keep our souls alive.
The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.
In wartime, Truth is so precious that she should always be surrounded by a bodyguard of lies.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
It is not in our power to anticipate our destiny.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice, which he badly needs.
Our task is not only to win the battle—but to win the war.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Mr. Speaker, let us envisage—an unpleasant and overworked word.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
No technical knowledge can outweigh knowledge of the humanities.
All wisdom is not new wisdom.
We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic.
I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it. In defeat I need it.
…soldiers must die, but by their death they nourish the nation which gave them birth.
There is always much to be said for not attempting more than you can do…  But this principle…  has its exceptions.
If we win, nobody will care. If we lose, there will be nobody to care.
Let us learn our lessons.
The recognition of their language is precious to a small people.
Vengeance is the most costly and dissipating of luxuries.
…I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught….
The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions.
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.
The Hon. Member is never lucky in the coincidence of his facts with the truth.
Each one [of the neutral nations] hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, the crocodile will eat him last.
There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.
When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.
My Rt. Hon. Friend [Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood] has not been long enough in office to grow a guilty conscience.
One can usually put one's thoughts better in ones own words.
I never take pleasure in human woe.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.
The First Sea Lord moves the fleet. No one else moves it.
You must look at facts, because they look at you.
The British people have taken for themselves this motto: 'Business carried on as usual during alterations on the map of Europe.'
Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.
Well it may be said, well it was said, that the prerogatives of the Crown have become privileges of the people.
Language is a great bridge.
Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.
How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion!
War is very cruel. It goes on for so long.
I think of France, anxious, peace-loving, pacifist to the core, but armed to the teeth…
Evils can be created much quicker than they can be cured.
Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
A fanatic is someone who won’t change his mind, and wont change the subject
It is no part of my case that I am always right.
Craft is common both to skill and deceit.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty….
The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.
Sometimes when fortune scowls most spitefully, she is preparing her most dazzling gifts.
Is [this coalition] to be above party Government or below party Government?
War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.
It's a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.
Frightfulness is not a remedy known to the British pharmacopoeia.
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
The further backward you look, the further forward you can see.
Bolshevism is a great evil, but it has arisen out of great social evils.
If you destroy a free market you create a black market.
At the beginning of this War megalomania was the only form of sanity.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice,which he badly needs.
--The British people have always been superior to the British climate.
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
An announcement of a prospective surplus is always a milestone in a budget….
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.
God for a month of power & a good shorthand writer.
Kites rise highest against the wind not with it.
Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.


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