Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable.
Politics is a blood sport.
Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future.
He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle.
Stand not too near the rich man lest he destroy thee – and not too far away lest he forget thee.
It is not possible to create peace in the Middle East by jeopardizing the peace of the world.
This is my truth, tell me yours.
I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest.
I know that the right kind of political leader for the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine.
This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time.
Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.
The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away.
I read the newspapers avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.
The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.
The Tories, every election, must have a bogy man. If you haven’t got a programme, a bogy man will do.