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Craft is common both to skill and deceit.
You cannot cure cancer by a majority. What is needed is a remedy.”
In wartime, Truth is so precious that she should always be surrounded by a bodyguard of lies.
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.
A fanatic is someone who won’t change his mind, and wont change the subject
A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Nationalization of industry is the doom of trade unionism.
Evils can be created much quicker than they can be cured.
The British people have taken for themselves this motto: 'Business carried on as usual during alterations on the map of Europe.'
We must always be ready to make sacrifices for the great causes; only in that way shall we live to keep our souls alive.
Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty….

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

…soldiers must die, but by their death they nourish the nation which gave them birth.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice,which he badly needs.
Dull—duller—Dulles.
Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.
The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.
You must look at facts, because they look at you.
Bolshevism is a great evil, but it has arisen out of great social evils.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
Honours should go where death and danger go.
The maxim of the British people is 'Business as usual.'
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
I never take pleasure in human woe.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
An announcement of a prospective surplus is always a milestone in a budget….
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
The Hon. Member is never lucky in the coincidence of his facts with the truth.
Frightfulness is not a remedy known to the British pharmacopoeia.
…I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught….
Patience and good temper accomplish much.
Our task is not only to win the battle—but to win the war.
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.
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…
Let us learn our lessons.
Vengeance is the most costly and dissipating of luxuries.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
It is not in our power to anticipate our destiny.
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.
There is always much to be said for not attempting more than you can do…  But this principle…  has its exceptions.
If you destroy a free market you create a black market.
The First Sea Lord moves the fleet. No one else moves it.
…I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it for a time parts company with reality.
Sometimes when fortune scowls most spitefully, she is preparing her most dazzling gifts.
Kites rise highest against the wind not with it.
It is no part of my case that I am always right.
No technical knowledge can outweigh knowledge of the humanities.
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.
--The British people have always been superior to the British climate.
Mr. Speaker, let us envisage—an unpleasant and overworked word.
At the beginning of this War megalomania was the only form of sanity.
Language is a great bridge.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice, which he badly needs.
One ought to be just before one is generous.
Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.
God for a month of power & a good shorthand writer.
Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.
The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.
Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.
Is [this coalition] to be above party Government or below party Government?
One can usually put one's thoughts better in ones own words.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.
How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion!
It's a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
The recognition of their language is precious to a small people.
When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Each one [of the neutral nations] hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, the crocodile will eat him last.
All wisdom is not new wisdom.
War is very cruel. It goes on for so long.
[I object] on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to charity.
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.
War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.
Well it may be said, well it was said, that the prerogatives of the Crown have become privileges of the people.
The further backward you look, the further forward you can see.
Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.
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