David Lloyd George, 1863 - 1945
Born: 17 January 1863, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: 26 March 1945, Ty Newydd, Llanystumdwy, Caernarfonshire, Wales, UK
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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. permalink
- Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps. permalink
- Every man has a House of Lords in his own head. Fears, prejudices, misconceptions - those are the peers, and they are hereditary. permalink
- He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul. permalink
- Neville has a retail mind in a wholesale business. permalink
1935 remark about Neville Chamberlain, quoted by David Dilks in Neville Chamberlain (1984)
- The finest eloquence is that which gets things done. permalink
- The finest eloquence is that which gets things done; the worst is that which delays them. permalink
- The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps. permalink
- There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks. permalink
- What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics. permalink
- With me, a change of trouble is as good as a vacation. permalink
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