| As usual the Liberals offer a mixture of sound and original ideas. Unfortunately none of the sound ideas is original and none of the original ideas is sound.
| It has been said that there is no fool like an old fool, except a young fool. But the young fool has first to grow up to be an old fool to realize what a damn fool he was when he was a young fool.
| If people want a sense of purpose they should get it from their archbishop. They should certainly not get it from their politicians.
| In long experience I find that a man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
| Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance; beautiful in its way, but incapable of growth.
| (A Foreign Secretary) is forever poised between the cliche and the indiscretion.
| When the curtain falls, the best thing an actor can do is to go away.
| No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
| No man should ever lose sleep over public affairs.
| I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
| There might be 1 finger on the trigger, but there will be 15 fingers on the safety catch.
| It's no use crying over spilt summits.
| At home, you always have to be a politician; when you're abroad, you almost feel yourself a statesman.
| Once the bear's hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps.
| I was a sort of son to Ike, and it was the other way round with Kennedy.
| A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
| To be alive at all involves some risk.
| We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts.
| He is forever poised between a cliche and an indiscretion.
| Tradition does not mean that the living are dead, it means that the dead are living.