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Time and money are largely interchangeable terms.
Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
The maxim of the British people is 'Business as usual.'
Mr. Speaker, let us envisage—an unpleasant and overworked word.
Is [this coalition] to be above party Government or below party Government?
There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.
All wisdom is not new wisdom.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions.
There is always much to be said for not attempting more than you can do…  But this principle…  has its exceptions.
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
War is very cruel. It goes on for so long.
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
Well it may be said, well it was said, that the prerogatives of the Crown have become privileges of the people.
At the beginning of this War megalomania was the only form of sanity.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice,which he badly needs.
Each one [of the neutral nations] hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, the crocodile will eat him last.
An announcement of a prospective surplus is always a milestone in a budget….
War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.
The further backward you look, the further forward you can see.
I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it. In defeat I need it.
The First Sea Lord moves the fleet. No one else moves it.
Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty….
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
Vengeance is the most costly and dissipating of luxuries.
--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.
Honours should go where death and danger go.
I never take pleasure in human woe.
Evils can be created much quicker than they can be cured.
Our task is not only to win the battle—but to win the war.
When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.
My Rt. Hon. Friend [Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood] has not been long enough in office to grow a guilty conscience.
We must always be ready to make sacrifices for the great causes; only in that way shall we live to keep our souls alive.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am a prod.
It is no part of my case that I am always right.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
The Hon. Member is never lucky in the coincidence of his facts with the truth.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
The British people have taken for themselves this motto: 'Business carried on as usual during alterations on the map of Europe.'
One ought to be just before one is generous.
It is not in our power to anticipate our destiny.
God for a month of power & a good shorthand writer.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Sometimes when fortune scowls most spitefully, she is preparing her most dazzling gifts.
The object of Parliament is to substitute arguments for fisticuffs.
Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.
In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.
A fanatic is someone who won’t change his mind, and wont change the subject
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
One can usually put one's thoughts better in ones own words.
Bolshevism is a great evil, but it has arisen out of great social evils.
You must look at facts, because they look at you.
No technical knowledge can outweigh knowledge of the humanities.
If we win, nobody will care. If we lose, there will be nobody to care.
Craft is common both to skill and deceit.
How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion!
Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.
…I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it for a time parts company with reality.
Dull—duller—Dulles.
The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.
Patience and good temper accomplish much.
[I object] on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to charity.
If you destroy a free market you create a black market.
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.
I think of France, anxious, peace-loving, pacifist to the core, but armed to the teeth…
The recognition of their language is precious to a small people.
…I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught….
Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.
It's a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.

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

Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.
A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.
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.
Language is a great bridge.
The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.
You cannot cure cancer by a majority. What is needed is a remedy.”
Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.
Frightfulness is not a remedy known to the British pharmacopoeia.
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.
Nationalization of industry is the doom of trade unionism.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice, which he badly needs.
Let us learn our lessons.

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