The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of the common man.
1942 Social Insurance and Allied Services, pt.7.
...no one believes an hypothesis except its originator but everyone believes an experiment except the experimenter.William Beveridge
When adults first become conscious of something new, they usually either attack or try to escape from it... Attack includes such mild forms as ridicule, and escape includes merely putting out of mind.William Beveridge
Many discoveries must have been stillborn or smothered at birth. We know only those which survived.William Beveridge