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All wisdom is not new wisdom.
My Rt. Hon. Friend [Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood] has not been long enough in office to grow a guilty conscience.
The object of Parliament is to substitute arguments for fisticuffs.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
Each one [of the neutral nations] hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, the crocodile will eat him last.
Bolshevism is a great evil, but it has arisen out of great social evils.
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.
The British people have taken for themselves this motto: 'Business carried on as usual during alterations on the map of Europe.'
War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.
Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice, which he badly needs.
…soldiers must die, but by their death they nourish the nation which gave them birth.
Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.
…I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught….
At the beginning of this War megalomania was the only form of sanity.
Patience and good temper accomplish much.
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
I think of France, anxious, peace-loving, pacifist to the core, but armed to the teeth…
The First Sea Lord moves the fleet. No one else moves it.
Vengeance is the most costly and dissipating of luxuries.
Kites rise highest against the wind not with it.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty….
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 only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions.
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.
War is very cruel. It goes on for so long.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am a prod.
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.
Frightfulness is not a remedy known to the British pharmacopoeia.
Dull—duller—Dulles.
You must look at facts, because they look at you.
There is always much to be said for not attempting more than you can do…  But this principle…  has its exceptions.
Our task is not only to win the battle—but to win the war.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
I never take pleasure in human woe.
Is [this coalition] to be above party Government or below party Government?
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice,which he badly needs.
Nationalization of industry is the doom of trade unionism.
How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion!
One ought to be just before one is generous.
No technical knowledge can outweigh knowledge of the humanities.
God for a month of power & a good shorthand writer.
Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.
In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.
--The British people have always been superior to the British climate.
Sometimes when fortune scowls most spitefully, she is preparing her most dazzling gifts.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.
[I object] on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to charity.
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
Craft is common both to skill and deceit.
One can usually put one's thoughts better in ones own words.
The Hon. Member is never lucky in the coincidence of his facts with the truth.
…I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it for a time parts company with reality.
There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
It's a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.
The recognition of their language is precious to a small people.
Evils can be created much quicker than they can be cured.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
The maxim of the British people is 'Business as usual.'
Mr. Speaker, let us envisage—an unpleasant and overworked word.
Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.
You cannot cure cancer by a majority. What is needed is a remedy.”
An announcement of a prospective surplus is always a milestone in a budget….
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 Hon. Member is never lucky in the coincidence of his facts with the truth.

Honours should go where death and danger go.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Let us learn our lessons.
When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.
In wartime, Truth is so precious that she should always be surrounded by a bodyguard of lies.
Time and money are largely interchangeable terms.
Language is a great bridge.
A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.
If we win, nobody will care. If we lose, there will be nobody to care.
The further backward you look, the further forward you can see.
If you destroy a free market you create a black market.
I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it. In defeat I need it.
A fanatic is someone who won’t change his mind, and wont change the subject
It is not in our power to anticipate our destiny.
It is no part of my case that I am always right.
Fines Hour 172
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