"People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election." Othon E. Leopold, Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenberg, was a conservative Prussian statesman who dominated German and European affairs from the 1860s until the 1890s and was the first Chancellor of the German Empire between 1871 and 1890.... Continue Reading →
"I am a child of the House of Commons. I was brought up in my father’s house to believe in democracy. ‘Trust the people’—that was his message… I owe my advancement entirely to the House of Commons, whose servant I am. In my country, as in yours, public men are proud to be the servants... Continue Reading →
"The opportunity to secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself."