The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.
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.
Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.
Don't be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small steps.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.
Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.
Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.
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.
You cannot feed the hungry on statistics.
We are muddled into war.
What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.
There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.
With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation.