When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.
There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
History is written by the victors.
Never give in - never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.
We are all worms. But I believe that I am a glow-worm.
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.