War would end if the dead could return.
It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to tell the truth.
The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion
I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.
You will find in politics that you are much exposed to the attribution of false motive. Never complain and never explain.
I would rather be an opportunist and float than go to the bottom with my principles around my neck
A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.
I am not struck so much by the diversity of testimony as by the many-sidedness of truth.
Since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine.
The only defense is offense, which means that you have to kill more women and children more quickly than the enemy if you wish to save yourselves.
The intelligent are to the intelligentsia what a gentleman is to a gent.
Just as the results of inebriety are most painful to the habitually sober, and just as the greatest saints have often been the greatest sinners, so, when the first class brain does something stupid, the stupidity of that occasion is colossal.
The greatest crime to our own people is to be afraid to tell the truth... the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defence of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. That is where it lies.
A lot of hard-faced men who look as if they had done very well out of the war.
Whatever failures may have come to parliamentary government in countries which have not those traditions, and where it is not a natural growth, that is no proof that parliamentary government has failed.