Herbert Asquith's clarity is a great liability because he has nothing to say.
Quoted by George Will in Newsweek, 9 Sep1991.
I look forward to a time when Irish patriotism will as easily combine with British patriotism as Scottish patriotism combines now.Arthur Balfour
His Majesty's Government looks with favour upon the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jews.Arthur Balfour
The General Strike has taught the working classes more in four days than years of talking could have done.Arthur Balfour
I thought that he was a young man of promise, but it appears that he is a young man of promises.Arthur Balfour
Nothing matters very much, and very few things matter at all.Arthur Balfour
The energies of our system will decay; the glory of the sun will be dimmed, and the earth, tideless and inert, will no longer tolerate the race which has for a moment disturbed its solitude. Man will go down into the pit and all his thoughts will perish.Arthur Balfour
His Majesty’s Government views with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.Arthur Balfour
The General Strike has taught the working class more in four days than years of talking could have done.Arthur Balfour
Enthusiasm moves the world.Arthur Balfour
Iwould rather be anopportunist and float, thango tothe bottom with my principles around my neck.Arthur Balfour
Biography should be written by an acute enemy.Arthur Balfour