Men occasionally stumble over the
truth, but most of them pick
themselves up and hurry off as if
nothing had happened.
Attitude is a little thing that
makes a big difference.
Everyone has his day and some days
last longer than others.
Politics is the ability to foretell
what is going to happen tomorrow,
next week, next month and next
year. And to have the ability
afterwards to explain why it didn't
If Hitler invaded hell I would make
at least a favorable reference to
the devil in the House of Commons.
Politics are very much like war. We
may even have to use poison gas at
My most brilliant achievement was
my ability to be able to persuade
my wife to marry me.
A fanatic is one who can't change
his mind and won't change the
Politics is almost as exciting as
war, and quite as dangerous. In war
you can only be killed once, but in
politics many times.