I can't think of a more wonderful thanksgiving for the life I have had than that everyone should be jolly at my funeral
The team should have implicit confidence in the captain's decisions.
The nuclear arms race has no military purpose. Wars cannot be fought with nuclear weapons. Their existence only adds to our perils.
My father was afraid of his father, I was afraid of my father, and I don't see why my children shouldn't be afraid of me.
Do you really think the IRA would think me a worthwhile target ?
My mother said, Don't worry abot what people think now. Think about whether your children and grandchildren will think you've done well.
I was born with an ability to concentrate very hard on a job for a long time.
What do you do if you are asked to do a job, first by the Prime Minister, and then by the King? How can you refuse?
I believe firmly that it was the Almighty's goodness, to check my consummate vanity.
I have been driven demented in my career.
Even that crazy lunatic, my aunt the Empress, wa absolutely sweet and charming.
Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province.
Actually, I vote Labour, but my butler's a Tory.
If you've got it, wear it.
I was so keen to get back to sea. I was rattled.
The primary factor in a successful attack is speed.
No one person invented Mulberry. The knowledge that we had to have this floating harbor slowly grew.
It never entered my father's mind nor my mind ever to do a job other than at one's best ability.
My trophy value exceeded my military usefulness.
Churchill was the canny political animal, very devious, bursting with energy and determination, learning as hard as he could.
It is a curious thing, but I have been right in everything I have done and said in my life.
I am much more intelligent than you think.
I liked Truman very much. He was precise and businesslike. After a while, it was his turn.
In 1966 I became president of the British Computer Society.
Prince Charles is an absolute Mountbatten. The real intelligence in the royal family comes through my parents to Prince Philip and the children.
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