A leader must have the courage to act against an expert’s advice.
It is hard to feel individually responsible with respect to the invisible processes of a huge and distant government.
The more articulate one is, the more dangerous words become.
All laws are an attempt to domesticate the natural ferocity of the species.
In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place.
The Holy Spirit alone can do this, the Holy Spirit alone can establish this link with one’s neighbor.
When the children were very small, I worked in the morning only, and then gradually, as they spent full days at school, I could spend full days at work.
No more distressing moment can ever face a British government than that which requires it to come to a hard, fast and specific decision.
Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim of a great but dead general.
I’ve never been one to say that Britain was joining a happy band of brothers.