Without tradition art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation it is a corpse.
We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us.
We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can’t smile grin. If you can’t grin keep out of the way till you can.
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections.
Men occasionally stumble over the truth but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
In the course of my life I have often had to eat my words and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.
If you’re going through hell keep going.
I may be drunk Miss but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.