The talk about balance, nuclear balance, seems to me to be metaphysical and doesn’t seem to be real at all.
Christmas is taken very seriously in this household. I believe in Father Christmas, and there’s no way I’d do anything to undermine that belief.
The rise of the West is, quite simply, the pre-eminent historical phenomenon of the second half of the second millennium after Christ.
If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign troop was landed in my country, I never would lay down my arms never never never!
Sometimes the best gain is to lose.
When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will tell a hundred years hence.
Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.
I am strongly of the opinion that chronology is very important. The great arc of time is what children are wired for.
There is this sense of David Cameron leading a Government that’s badly out of touch with ordinary people’s lives. I’d absolutely welcome the opportunity to show all political leaders what life is like for most people.
Hope is like a harebell trembling from its birth.