Of this I am quite sure, that if we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find we have lost the future”

Winston Churchill, his “Finest Hour” speech, 18 June 1940

True religion is the life we lead not the creed we profess.

Louis Nizer (1902-1994)

I came into this world with nothing and I’ve still got most of it left.

Thank you to Steve at Stisted Hall

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

'La Prisonnière' ― Marcel Proust

“If democracy is ever to be threatened, it will not be by revolutionary groups burning government offices and occupying the broadcasting and newspaper offices of the world. It will come from disenchantment, cynicism and despair caused by the realisation that the New World Order means we are all to be managed and not represented”

Tony Benn

“It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”

Noël Coward, Blithe Spirit