He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
I'm an optimist, but an optimist who carries a raincoat.
One man's wage increase is another man's price increase.
If I had the choice between smoked salmon and tinned salmon, I'd have it tinned. With vinegar.
This Party is a moral crusade or it is nothing.
A week is a long time in politics.
I believe the greatest asset a head of state can have is the ability to get a good night's sleep.
Given a fair wind, we will negotiate our way into the Common Market, head held high, not crawling in. Negotiations? Yes. Unconditional acceptance of whatever terms are offered us? No.
The monarchy is a labor intensive industry.
Whichever party is in office, the Treasury is in power.
Everybody should have an equal chance - but they shouldn't have a flying start.
I'm at my best in a messy, middle-of-the-road muddle.
The main essentials of a successful prime minister are sleep and a sense of history.
We are redefining and we are restating our socialism in terms of the scientific revolution.
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