David Lloyd George Quotes

"Four spectres 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."
David Lloyd George - Speech in Reading, (1 January 1910)
" At eleven o’clock this morning came to an end the cruellest and most terrible War that has ever scourged mankind. I hope we may say that thus, this fateful morning, came to an end all wars."
David Lloyd George - Speech in the House of Commons, (11 November 1918)
"What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in."
David Lloyd George -Speech in Wolverhampton (24 November 1918)
"Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.

David Lloyd George - Speech in the House of Commons (10 May 1928)

"The finest eloquence is that which gets things done; the worst is that which delays them."
David Lloyd George Speech at the Paris Peace Conference (January 1919).
" The House of Lords is not the watchdog of the constitution; it is Mr Balfour’s poodle. It fetches and carries for him. It barks for him. It bites anyone that he sets it on to."
David Lloyd George - Speech in the House of Commons (21 December 1908)
"This, Mr. Emmot, is a war Budget. It is for raising money to wage implacable warfare against poverty and squalidness. "
David Lloyd George - Budget speech (29 April 1909)

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