Quotes by Lord Salisbury

  • A very useful institution. It fosters a wholesome taste for bright colours and gives old men who have good legs an excuse for showing them.
    [on the Order of the Garter]


    Honours

  • An emotion will shoot electrically through a crowd which might have appealed to each man by himself in vain.


    Crowds

  • Drifting lazily downstream, occasionally putting out a boat hook to avoid collision.


    Conservatives