The choice in politics isn't usually between black and white. It is between two horrible shades of grey.
1979 In the SundayTelegraph,11 Feb.
Some men go through life absolutely miserable because, despite the most enormous achievements, they just didn't do one thinglike the architect who didn't build St Paul's. I didn't quite build St Paul's, but I stood on more mountain tops than possibly I deserved.Lord (George Edward) Peter Thorneycroft