My rule always was to do the business of the day in the day.
When one turns over in bed, it is time to turn out.
I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me.
I used to say of him that his presence on the field made the difference of forty thousand men.
You must build your House of Parliament on the river: so... that the populace cannot exact their demands by sitting down round you.
I hate the whole race. There is no believing a word they say, your professional poets, I mean there never existed a more worthless set than Byron and his friends for example.
Circumstances over which I have no control.
Mistaken for me, is he? That's strange, for no one ever mistakes me for Mr. Jones.
There is no mistake; there has been no mistake; and there shall be no mistake.
Hard pounding this, gentlemen; let's see who will pound longest.
I have no small talk and Peel has no manners.