There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.
Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot, others as a cow to be milked, but few are those who see it as a sturdy horse pulling the wagon.
It is a curious fact about British Islanders, who hate drill and have not been invaded for nearly a thousand years, that as danger comes nearer and grows they become progressively less nervous; when it is imminent they are fierce, when it is mortal they are fearless.
This is the lesson: Never give in. never, never, never, never. in nothing, great or small, large or petty – never give in except to convictions of honor or good taste.
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
Dogs look up to you, cats look down on you. Give me a pig. He just looks you in the eye and treats you as an equal.
A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
There are no people in the world who are so slow to develop hostile feelings against a foreign country as the Americans, and no people who, once estranged, are more difficult to win back.
When I was younger I made it a rule never to take a strong drink before lunch. Now it is my rule never to do so before breakfast.
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.