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 Margot Asquith - “He's very clever, but sometimes his brains go to his head”
 Margot Asquith - “It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life”
 Margot Asquith - “The ingrained idea that, because there is no king and they despise titles, the Americans are a free people is pathetically untrue. There is a perpetual interference with personal liberty over there that would not be tolerated in England for a week.”
 Margot Asquith - “Journalism over here is not only an obsession but a drawback that cannot be overrated. Politicians are frightened of the press, and in the same way as bull-fighting has a brutalizing effect upon Spain (of which she is unconscious), headlines of murder, rape, and rubbish, excite and demoralize the American public.”
 Margot Asquith - “To marry a man out of pity is folly and, if you think you are going to influence the kind of fellow who has ''never had a chance, poor devil,'' you are profoundly mistaken. One can only influence the strong characters in life, not the weak and it is the height of vanity to suppose that you can make an honest man of anyone.”
 Margot Asquith - “To marry a man out of pity is folly and if you think you are going to influence the kind of fellow who has 'never had a chance, poor devil', you are profoundly mistaken. One can only influence the strong characters in life, not the weak and it is the height of vanity to suppose that you can make an honest man of anyone.”
 Margot Asquith - “The first element of greatness is fundamental humbleness (this should not be confused with servility) the second is freedom from self the third is intrepid courage, which, taken in its widest interpretation, generally goes with truth and the fourth --the power to love --although I have put it last, is the rarest.”
 Margot Asquith - “The first element of greatness is fundamental humbleness (this should not be confused with servility) the second is freedom from self the third is intrepid courage, which, taken in its widest interpretation, generally goes with truth and the fourth the power to love although I have put it last, is the rarest.”
 Margot Asquith - “Lord Birkenhead is very clever but sometimes his brains go to his head.”
 Margot Asquith - “From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.”
 Margot Asquith - “He could not see a belt without hitting below it.”
 Margot Asquith - “There are big men, men of intellect, intellectual men, men of talent and men of action but the great man is difficult to find, and it needs --apart from discernment --a certain greatness to find him.”
 Margot Asquith - “There are big men, men of intellect, intellectual men, men of talent and men of action but the great man is difficult to find, and it needs apart from discernment a certain greatness to find him.”
 Margot Asquith - “He has a brilliant mind until he makes it up.”
 Margot Asquith - “The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.”
 Margot Asquith - “If Kitchener was not a great man, he was, at least, a great poster.”
 Margot Asquith - “Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.”
 Margot Asquith - “It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.”
 Margot Asquith - “His modesty amounts to deformity.”
 Herbert Henry Asquith - “It is fitting that we should have buried the Unknown Prime Minister by the side of the Unknown Soldier.”
 Margot Asquith - “An imitation rough diamond.”
 Herbert Henry Asquith - “Greatness is a zigzag streak of lightning in the brain.”
 Margot Asquith - “He's very clever, but sometimes his brains go to his head.”
 Margot Asquith - “Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.”
 Margot Asquith - “To marry a man out of pity is folly and, if you think you are going to influence the kind of fellow who has never had a chance, poor devil, you are profoundly mistaken. One can only influence the strong characters in life, not the weak . . .”

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