A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.
Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.
He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul.
The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.
A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.
What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.
Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation.
You cannot feed the hungry on statistics.
We are muddled into war.
The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.
What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics.
There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.
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