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Well it may be said, well it was said, that the prerogatives of the Crown have become privileges of the people.

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.
It's a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.
The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions.
In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.
Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
…I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught….
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
The First Sea Lord moves the fleet. No one else moves it.
The British people have taken for themselves this motto: 'Business carried on as usual during alterations on the map of Europe.'
In wartime, Truth is so precious that she should always be surrounded by a bodyguard of lies.
Frightfulness is not a remedy known to the British pharmacopoeia.
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.
When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.
Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.
War is very cruel. It goes on for so long.
If we win, nobody will care. If we lose, there will be nobody to care.
Our task is not only to win the battle—but to win the war.
A fanatic is someone who won’t change his mind, and wont change the subject
My Rt. Hon. Friend [Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood] has not been long enough in office to grow a guilty conscience.
Language is a great bridge.
The recognition of their language is precious to a small people.
I can well understand the Hon. Member speaking for practice,which he badly needs.
All wisdom is not new wisdom.
Is [this coalition] to be above party Government or below party Government?
Each one [of the neutral nations] hopes that if he feeds the crocodile enough, the crocodile will eat him last.
It is not in our power to anticipate our destiny.
Vengeance is the most costly and dissipating of luxuries.
You cannot cure cancer by a majority. What is needed is a remedy.”
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
The nose of the bulldog has been slanted backwards so that he can breathe without letting go.
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am a prod.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
One can usually put one's thoughts better in ones own words.
Kites rise highest against the wind not with it.
Short words are best and the old words when short are best of all.
I could not live without Champagne. In victory I deserve it. In defeat I need it.
Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
We must always be ready to make sacrifices for the great causes; only in that way shall we live to keep our souls alive.
God for a month of power & a good shorthand writer.
No technical knowledge can outweigh knowledge of the humanities.
Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.
Mr. Speaker, let us envisage—an unpleasant and overworked word.
We must beware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic.
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.
Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.
There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them.
War never pays its dividends in cash on the money it costs.
…soldiers must die, but by their death they nourish the nation which gave them birth.
…I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it for a time parts company with reality.
The British Constitution is mainly British common sense.
The object of Parliament is to substitute arguments for fisticuffs.
At the beginning of this War megalomania was the only form of sanity.
Nationalization of industry is the doom of trade unionism.
Time and money are largely interchangeable terms.
The usefulness of a naval invention ceases when it is enjoyed by everyone else.
Craft is common both to skill and deceit.
Tidiness is a virtue, symmetry is often a constituent of beauty….
Evils can be created much quicker than they can be cured.
One ought to be just before one is generous.
The maxim of the British people is 'Business as usual.'
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
You must look at facts, because they look at you.
The further backward you look, the further forward you can see.
Patience and good temper accomplish much.
Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.
Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.
If you destroy a free market you create a black market.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past...
A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.
--The British people have always been superior to the British climate.
Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
[I object] on principle to doing by legislation what properly belongs to charity.
Let us learn our lessons.
Honours should go where death and danger go.
How few men are strong enough to stand against the prevailing currents of opinion!
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…
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.
Bolshevism is a great evil, but it has arisen out of great social evils.
Sometimes when fortune scowls most spitefully, she is preparing her most dazzling gifts.
It is no part of my case that I am always right.


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