Should a man live underground, and there converse with the works of art and mechanism, and should afterwards be brought up into the open day, and see the several glories of the heaven and earth, he would immediately pronounce them the work of such a Being as we define God to be.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
Hope has returned to the hearts of scores of millions of men and women, and with that hope there burns the flame of anger against the brutal, corrupt invader ... In a dozen famous ancient States now prostrate under the Nazi yoke, the masses of the people ... await the hour of liberation ... That hou
Unless we establish some form of world government, it will not be possible for us to avert a World War III in the future.
We would rather see London laid in ruins and ashes than that it should be tamely and abjectly enslaved.
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
We must build a kind of United States of Europe.
We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle, nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.
For the first time I heard shots fired in anger, heard bullets strike flesh or whistle through the air.
Advertising mourishes the consuming power of men. It sets up before a man the goal of a better home, better clothing, better food for himself and his family. It spurs individual exertion and greater production.
If the British Empire is fated to pass from life into history, we must hope it will not be by the slow process of dispersion and decay, but in some supreme exertion for freedom, for right and for truth.
No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter.
History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. What is the worth of all this? The only guide to a man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectit
When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.
A nation which has forgotten its past can have no future.
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out. Winston Churc
There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
A state of society where men may not speak their minds cannot long endure.
So long as I am acting from duty and conviction, I am indifferent to taunts and jeers. I think they will probably do me more good than harm.
If you wanted nothing done at all, Balfour was the man for the job.