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Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.
Time and money are largely interchangeable terms.
Honours should go where death and danger go.
I never take pleasure in human woe.
Nationalization of industry is the doom of trade unionism.
My Rt. Hon. Friend [Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood] has not been long enough in office to grow a guilty conscience.
…I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it for a time parts company with reality.
Craft is common both to skill and deceit.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice,which he badly needs.
The British people have taken for themselves this motto: 'Business carried on as usual during alterations on the map of Europe.'
It is not in our power to anticipate our destiny.
All wisdom is not new wisdom.
There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.
Language is a great bridge.
The object of Parliament is to substitute arguments for fisticuffs.
The First Sea Lord moves the fleet. No one else moves it.
You must look at facts, because they look at you.
It's a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
No technical knowledge can outweigh knowledge of the humanities.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
You cannot cure cancer by a majority. What is needed is a remedy.”
Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.
A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.
War is very cruel. It goes on for so long.
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.
We must always be ready to make sacrifices for the great causes; only in that way shall we live to keep our souls alive.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Well it may be said, well it was said, that the prerogatives of the Crown have become privileges of the people.
An announcement of a prospective surplus is always a milestone in a budget….
…soldiers must die, but by their death they nourish the nation which gave them birth.

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

I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice, which he badly needs.
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Is [this coalition] to be above party Government or below party Government?
If we win, nobody will care. If we lose, there will be nobody to care.
It is no part of my case that I am always right.
The Hon. Member is never lucky in the coincidence of his facts with the truth.
Sometimes when fortune scowls most spitefully, she is preparing her most dazzling gifts.
[I object] on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to charity.
Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.
--The British people have always been superior to the British climate.
God for a month of power & a good shorthand writer.
War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.
If you destroy a free market you create a black market.
When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
Mr. Speaker, let us envisage—an unpleasant and overworked word.
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
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.
The further backward you look, the further forward you can see.
A fanatic is someone who won’t change his mind, and wont change the subject
Bolshevism is a great evil, but it has arisen out of great social evils.
The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions.
…I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught….
We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.
The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.
Vengeance is the most costly and dissipating of luxuries.
One can usually put one's thoughts better in ones own words.
Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.
I think of France, anxious, peace-loving, pacifist to the core, but armed to the teeth…
Patience and good temper accomplish much.
Kites rise highest against the wind not with it.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Let us learn our lessons.
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.
Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.
One ought to be just before one is generous.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am a prod.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
Our task is not only to win the battle—but to win the war.
How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion!
Evils can be created much quicker than they can be cured.
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty….
There is always much to be said for not attempting more than you can do…  But this principle…  has its exceptions.
Each one [of the neutral nations] hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, the crocodile will eat him last.
Frightfulness is not a remedy known to the British pharmacopoeia.
The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.
At the beginning of this War megalomania was the only form of sanity.
In wartime, Truth is so precious that she should always be surrounded by a bodyguard of lies.
The recognition of their language is precious to a small people.
Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.
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