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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.
We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic.
You cannot cure cancer by a majority. What is needed is a remedy.”
Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.
We must always be ready to make sacrifices for the great causes; only in that way shall we live to keep our souls alive.
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.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
Mr. Speaker, let us envisage—an unpleasant and overworked word.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Dull—duller—Dulles.
Is [this coalition] to be above party Government or below party Government?
I never take pleasure in human woe.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
Language is a great bridge.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.
Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty….
The First Sea Lord moves the fleet. No one else moves it.
No technical knowledge can outweigh knowledge of the humanities.
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
The Hon. Member is never lucky in the coincidence of his facts with the truth.
The maxim of the British people is 'Business as usual.'
…soldiers must die, but by their death they nourish the nation which gave them birth.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
I think of France, anxious, peace-loving, pacifist to the core, but armed to the teeth…
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
You must look at facts, because they look at you.
If we win, nobody will care. If we lose, there will be nobody to care.

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

One ought to be just before one is generous.
--The British people have always been superior to the British climate.
Let us learn our lessons.
War is very cruel. It goes on for so long.
The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.
God for a month of power & a good shorthand writer.
Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.
When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.
Vengeance is the most costly and dissipating of luxuries.
How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion!
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.
Nationalization of industry is the doom of trade unionism.
Our task is not only to win the battle—but to win the war.
In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am a prod.
Frightfulness is not a remedy known to the British pharmacopoeia.
A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.
If you destroy a free market you create a black market.
There is always much to be said for not attempting more than you can do…  But this principle…  has its exceptions.
I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it. In defeat I need it.
The recognition of their language is precious to a small people.
Craft is common both to skill and deceit.
There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.
The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Each one [of the neutral nations] hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, the crocodile will eat him last.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
The British people have taken for themselves this motto: 'Business carried on as usual during alterations on the map of Europe.'
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
Evils can be created much quicker than they can be cured.
Well it may be said, well it was said, that the prerogatives of the Crown have become privileges of the people.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice, which he badly needs.
At the beginning of this War megalomania was the only form of sanity.
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.
Kites rise highest against the wind not with it.
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.
An announcement of a prospective surplus is always a milestone in a budget….
Patience and good temper accomplish much.
[I object] on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to charity.
…I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught….
It is no part of my case that I am always right.
Sometimes when fortune scowls most spitefully, she is preparing her most dazzling gifts.
Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.
Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.
Bolshevism is a great evil, but it has arisen out of great social evils.
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
Honours should go where death and danger go.
It is not in our power to anticipate our destiny.
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.
Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.
Time and money are largely interchangeable terms.
It's a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.
The object of Parliament is to substitute arguments for fisticuffs.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
All wisdom is not new wisdom.
War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.
The further backward you look, the further forward you can see.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

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