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 Margot Asquith - “The spirit of man is an inward flame a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.”
 Margot Asquith - “Lord Birkenhead is very clever, but sometimes his brains go to his head.”
 Margot Asquith - “He Lloyd George could not see a belt without hitting below it.”
 Margot Asquith - “It is always dangerous to generalize, but the American people, while infinitely generous, are a hard and strong race and, but for the few cemeteries I have seen, I am inclined to think they never die.”
 Margot Asquith - “Dear boy, it isn't that your manners are bad -- it's simply that you have no manners at all.”
 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.”
 Herbert Henry Asquith - “One to mislead the public, another to mislead the Cabinet, and the third to mislead itself.”
 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 . . .”
 Margot Asquith - “No one ever pruned me. If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.”
 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 Tennant Asquith - “What a pity, when Christopher Colombus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.”
 Margot Tennant 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 - “What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.”
 Margot Asquith - “She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake.”
 Herbert Asquith - “Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.”

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