The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.
Promotion should always go by merit, not by age, for services and not for service.
The love of a foster mother for her charge appears absolutely irrational.
Mankind has never been in this position before. Without having improved appreciably in virtue or enjoying wiser guidance, it has got into its hands for the first time the tools by which it can unfailingly accomplish its own extermination.
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favourable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.
A stubborn man can't change his mind and won't change the subject.