David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor

David Lloyd
George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor
1863
1945

British Prime Minister and Liberal Politician

Author Quotes

The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things which matter for a nation -- the great peaks we had forgotten, of Honor, Duty, Patriotism, and clad in glittering white, the great pinnacle of Sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to Heaven.

Four specters haunt the Poor -- Old Age, Accident, Sickness and Unemployment. We are going to exorcise them. We are going to drive hunger from the hearth. We mean to banish the workhouse from the horizon of every workman in the land.

A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.

The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.

You are not going to get peace with millions of armed men. The chariot of peace cannot advance over a road littered with cannon.

Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.

Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.

There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.

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First Name
David Lloyd
Last Name
George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor
Birth Date
1863
Death Date
1945
Bio

British Prime Minister and Liberal Politician