Quotes

27 Quotes filtered by 100 best quotes ever

The lamps are going out all over Europe.

Edward Grey 03/08/1914

On the eve of World War I

Category: 100 Best Quotes Ever, World War I

Tags: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Edward Grey, Pick of the bunch, World Politics, World War I

A country fit for heroes to live in.

David Lloyd George 24/11/1918

What he wanted for the returning British troops at the end of the war.

Category: 100 Best Quotes Ever

Tags: 100 Best Quotes Ever, David Lloyd George, Pick of the bunch

When they circumcised Herbert Samuel they threw away the wrong bit.

David Lloyd George

Category: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Insulting Liberals

Tags: 100 Best Quotes Ever, David Lloyd George, Insulting Liberals, Insults, Pick of the bunch

if it's a boy I'll call him John. if it's a girl I'll call her Mary. But if, as I suspect, it's only a bag of wind, I'll call it F E Smith.

Lord Chief Justice Stewart

To F E Smith after he commented on the size of Stewart's stomach and asked "What's it to be, a boy or girl?"

Category: Insulting Conservatives, 100 Best Quotes Ever

Tags: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Insulting Conservatives, Insults, Lord Chief Justice Stewart, Pick of the bunch

Nancy Astor: Winston, if I were married to you I'd put poison in your coffee.

Winston Churchill: Nancy, if you were my wife, I'd drink it.

Winston Churchill 1912

Category: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Repartee

Tags: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Humour, Pick of the bunch, Repartee, Winston Churchill

let's be frank about it, most of our people have never had it so good.

Harold Macmillan 20/07/1957

Category: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Standard of Living

Tags: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Economics, Harold Macmillan, Pick of the bunch, Standard of Living

To those waiting with baited breath for that favourite media catchphrase, the U Turn, I have only one thing to say. You turn if you want to. The Lady's not for turning.

Margaret Thatcher 10/10/1980

Category: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Leadership

Tags: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Leadership, Margaret Thatcher, Pick of the bunch, Politics

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No more coals to Newcastle, no more Hoares to Paris.

King George V

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