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Quotations by author » David Lloyd George
British Prime Minister. 1863-1945
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A fully equipped Duke costs as much to keep up as two Dreadnoughts, and Dukes are just as great a terror, and they last longer.
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A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.
PoliticiansPolitics
A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.
Socialism
Diplomats were invented simply to waste time.
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Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated; you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
FearGraduation
Four specters haunt the Poor / Old Age, Accident, Sickness and Unemployment. We are going to exorcise them. We are going to drive hunger from the hearth. We mean to banish the workhouse from the horizon of every workman in the land.
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He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul
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I tell you, as one who has studied the whole situation, I don't think Hitler is a fool - he is not going to challenge the British Empire
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Liberty has restraints but no frontiers
Liberty
Liberty has restraints but not frontiers.
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Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
Liberty
Negotiating with de Valera.... is like trying to pick up mercury with a fork.
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Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men
Anger
The finest eloquence is that which gets things done
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The finest eloquence is that which gets things done; the worst is that which delays them.
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The Landlord is a gentleman who does not earn his wealth. He has a host of agents and clerks that receive for him. He does not even take the trouble to spend his wealth. He has a host of people around him to do the actual spending. He never sees it until he comes to enjoy it. His sole function, his chief pride, is the stately consumption of wealth produced by others.
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The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps
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The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things which matter for a nation -- the great peaks we had forgotten, of Honor, Duty, Patriotism, and clad in glittering white, the great pinnacle of Sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to Heaven.
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There is nothing so fatal to character as half-finished tasks
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We are muddled into war.
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