"The main essentials of a successful prime minister are sleep and a sense of history."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Harold Wilson on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Harold Wilson on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Harold Wilson on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Harold Wilson on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Harold Wilson on Thomas Jefferson
"He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery."
"A week is a long time in politics."