A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.
Among the defects of the bill [Lord Derby's] which are numerous, one provision is conspicuous by its presence and another by its absence.
It is impossible that the whisper of a faction should prevail against the voice of a nation.
If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace.
I cannot think of a greater blessing than to die in one's own bed, without warning or discomfort, on the last page of a new book that we most wanted to read.