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Looking Backward

The further backward you look, the further forward you can see.


Kites rise highest against the wind not with it.


He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.


A fanatic is someone who won’t change his mind, and wont change the subject


We must always be ready to make sacrifices for the great causes; only in that way shall we live to keep our souls alive.


Life, which is so complicated and difficult in great matters, nearly always presents itself in simple terms.

Great Contemporaries

When you get to the end of your luck, there is a comfortable feeling you have got to the bottom.

Second World War

It’s a long way to Tipperary, but a visit there is sometimes irresistible.


Language is a great bridge.

Thoughts and Adventures

Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see.

River War

Great and impressive are the effects of contrast.

My Early Life

Let us learn our lessons.

World Crisis

Patience and good temper accomplish much.


Chivalrous gallantry is not among the peculiar characteristics of excited democracy.

World Crisis

Above all, my dear friend, do not be vexed or discouraged. We are on the stage of history.

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