If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.
I remember, when I was a child, being taken to the celebrated Barnum's circus, which contained an exhibition of freaks and monstrosities, but the exhibit . . . which I most desired to see was the one described as 'The Boneless Wonder'.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read a book of quotations.
No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time with a steady eye.
Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.