The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.
Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.
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.
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.
With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation.
He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul.
What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.
You cannot feed the hungry on statistics.
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.
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.
Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.
The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.
We are muddled into war.
There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.