We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
If you are cold, tea will warm you;if you are too heated, it will cool you;If you are depressed, it will cheer you;If you are excited, it will calm you.
Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.
It is the duty of government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
I think that the principle of the Conservative Party is jealousy of liberty and of the people, only qualified by fear; but I think the principle of the Liberal Party is trust in the people, only qualified by prudence.
It is not a life at all. It is a reticence, in three volumes.
Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own.
I am certain, from experience, of the immense advantage of strict account-keeping in early life. It is just like learning the grammar then, which when once learned need not be referred to afterwards.
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.
You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side.
As the British Constitution is the most subtile organism which has proceeded from the womb and the long gestation of progressive history, so the American Constitution is, so far as I can see, the most wonderful work ever struck off by the brain and purpose of man.
There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.
I am inclined to say that the personal attendance and intervention of women in election proceedings, even apart from any suspicion of the wider objects of many of the promoters of the present movement, would be a practical evil not only of the gravest, but even of an intolerable character.