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Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.
The First Sea Lord moves the fleet. No one else moves it.
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.
There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.
The maxim of the British people is 'Business as usual.'
War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.
The object of Parliament is to substitute arguments for fisticuffs.
I never take pleasure in human woe.
A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.
Vengeance is the most costly and dissipating of luxuries.
[I object] on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to charity.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
One ought to be just before one is generous.
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.
No technical knowledge can outweigh knowledge of the humanities.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty….
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice,which he badly needs.
…I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it for a time parts company with reality.
Patience and good temper accomplish much.
Kites rise highest against the wind not with it.
Sometimes when fortune scowls most spitefully, she is preparing her most dazzling gifts.
It is not in our power to anticipate our destiny.
We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic.
…soldiers must die, but by their death they nourish the nation which gave them birth.

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

History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
Nationalization of industry is the doom of trade unionism.
Language is a great bridge.
It is no part of my case that I am always right.
Craft is common both to skill and deceit.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Well it may be said, well it was said, that the prerogatives of the Crown have become privileges of the people.
--The British people have always been superior to the British climate.
You cannot cure cancer by a majority. What is needed is a remedy.”
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
The recognition of their language is precious to a small people.
Mr. Speaker, let us envisage—an unpleasant and overworked word.
…I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught….
Evils can be created much quicker than they can be cured.
Time and money are largely interchangeable terms.
There is always much to be said for not attempting more than you can do…  But this principle…  has its exceptions.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am a prod.
The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.
Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.
Is [this coalition] to be above party Government or below party Government?
War is very cruel. It goes on for so long.
A fanatic is someone who won’t change his mind, and wont change the subject
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions.
Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.
Let us learn our lessons.
One can usually put one's thoughts better in ones own words.
Honours should go where death and danger go.
It's a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.
How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion!
Each one [of the neutral nations] hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, the crocodile will eat him last.
My Rt. Hon. Friend [Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood] has not been long enough in office to grow a guilty conscience.
In wartime, Truth is so precious that she should always be surrounded by a bodyguard of lies.
Frightfulness is not a remedy known to the British pharmacopoeia.
If you destroy a free market you create a black market.
We must always be ready to make sacrifices for the great causes; only in that way shall we live to keep our souls alive.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.
When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.
God for a month of power & a good shorthand writer.
The Hon. Member is never lucky in the coincidence of his facts with the truth.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it. In defeat I need it.
You must look at facts, because they look at you.
All wisdom is not new wisdom.
Our task is not only to win the battle—but to win the war.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
I think of France, anxious, peace-loving, pacifist to the core, but armed to the teeth…
If we win, nobody will care. If we lose, there will be nobody to care.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice, which he badly needs.
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.
The British people have taken for themselves this motto: 'Business carried on as usual during alterations on the map of Europe.'
An announcement of a prospective surplus is always a milestone in a budget….
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
At the beginning of this War megalomania was the only form of sanity.
Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.


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