Justice and judgment lie often a world apart.
A modest dose of self-love is entirely healthy – who would want to live in a world where everyone hated themselves? But taken too far, it soon becomes poisonous.
Great things are done when men and mountains meet.
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
Radicalism is as British as tea and cakes, as much a part of our make-up as monarchy and football. It will never have its own jubilees, palaces or honours system.
The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.
Wild oats will get sown some time, and one of the arts of life is to sow them at the right time.
I know you’ve been married to the same woman for 69 years. That is marvellous. It must be very inexpensive.
None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?