The Three in One, the One in Three? Not so! To my own Gods I go. It may be they shall give me greater ease than your cold Christ and tangled Trinities.
Perpetual inspiration is as necessary to the life of goodness, holiness and happiness as perpetual respiration is necessary to animal life.
Andrew Bonar Law
The social kiss is an exchange of insincerity between two combatants on the field of social advancement. It places hygiene before affection and condescension before all else.
London Sunday Correspondent
The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.
David Lloyd George
Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.
King George V
He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.
Arthur James Balfour
We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analyzing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will. I cannot believe that such a program would be rejected by the people of this country, even if it does mean the establishment of personal contact with the dictators.
It is a good rule to face difficulties at the time they arise and not allow them to increase unacknowledged.
Edward W Ziegler
When it comes to politics, one has to do as one [does] at sea with a sailing ship... reach one's course having regard to prevailing winds.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
I think the British have the distinction above all other nations of being able to put new wine into old bottles without bursting them.
Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot, others as a cow to be milked, but few are those who see it as a sturdy horse pulling the wagon.
There are periods in history when change is necessary, and other periods when it is better to keep everything for the time as it is. The art of life is to be in the rhythm of your age.
The highest of distinctions is service to others.
King George VI
To be a good diarist, one must have a snouty, sneaky mind.
We best avoid wars by taking even physical action to stop small ones.
Sir Anthony Eden
It is never too late with us, so long as we are aware of our faults and bear them impatiently.
I have always felt that the moment when first you wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours.