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Craft is common both to skill and deceit.
Bolshevism is a great evil, but it has arisen out of great social evils.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Our task is not only to win the battle—but to win the war.
Vengeance is the most costly and dissipating of luxuries.
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.
Mr. Speaker, let us envisage—an unpleasant and overworked word.
The First Sea Lord moves the fleet. No one else moves it.
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
No technical knowledge can outweigh knowledge of the humanities.
It is no part of my case that I am always right.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice, which he badly needs.
God for a month of power & a good shorthand writer.
[I object] on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to charity.
Frightfulness is not a remedy known to the British pharmacopoeia.
The further backward you look, the further forward you can see.
War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.
My Rt. Hon. Friend [Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood] has not been long enough in office to grow a guilty conscience.
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.
Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.
If we win, nobody will care. If we lose, there will be nobody to care.
It's a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.
Well it may be said, well it was said, that the prerogatives of the Crown have become privileges of the people.
I think of France, anxious, peace-loving, pacifist to the core, but armed to the teeth…
Dull—duller—Dulles.
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
One ought to be just before one is generous.
We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic.
Language is a great bridge.
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.
All wisdom is not new wisdom.
…I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught….
Sometimes when fortune scowls most spitefully, she is preparing her most dazzling gifts.
--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.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am a prod.

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

Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.
Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.
There is always much to be said for not attempting more than you can do…  But this principle…  has its exceptions.
I never take pleasure in human woe.
You cannot cure cancer by a majority. What is needed is a remedy.”
War is very cruel. It goes on for so long.
An announcement of a prospective surplus is always a milestone in a budget….
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice,which he badly needs.
Patience and good temper accomplish much.
When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
A fanatic is someone who won’t change his mind, and wont change the subject
One can usually put one's thoughts better in ones own words.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
The British people have taken for themselves this motto: 'Business carried on as usual during alterations on the map of Europe.'
Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.
There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.
Time and money are largely interchangeable terms.
It is not in our power to anticipate our destiny.
The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.
Honours should go where death and danger go.
Let us learn our lessons.
We must always be ready to make sacrifices for the great causes; only in that way shall we live to keep our souls alive.
At the beginning of this War megalomania was the only form of sanity.
Evils can be created much quicker than they can be cured.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions.
Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty….
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion!
You must look at facts, because they look at you.
The object of Parliament is to substitute arguments for fisticuffs.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
Kites rise highest against the wind not with it.
Nationalization of industry is the doom of trade unionism.
Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
If you destroy a free market you create a black market.
The recognition of their language is precious to a small people.
…I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it for a time parts company with reality.
The maxim of the British people is 'Business as usual.'
I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it. In defeat I need it.
A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.
…soldiers must die, but by their death they nourish the nation which gave them birth.
The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.
Is [this coalition] to be above party Government or below party Government?

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