"The U.S. states that allow for citizens' initiatives tend to have fewer laws and lower taxes than the ones that don't. But the beauty of the system is that it encourages the spread of best practice."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Daniel Hannan on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Daniel Hannan on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Daniel Hannan on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Daniel Hannan on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Daniel Hannan on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"I am not the Conservative Party's health care spokesman. I'm fond of Andrew Lansley, and I strongly support David Cameron as party leader."
"The 'Robben Island Bible' has arrived at the British Museum. It's a garish thing, its cover plastered with pink and gold Hindu images, designed to hide its contents. Within is the finest collection of words generated by human intelligence: the complete works of William Shakespeare."
"You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt."