"At a time of such hope and optimism in the Middle East, we cannot let the Libyan government violate every principle of international law and human rights with impunity."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."William Hague on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."William Hague on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."William Hague on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."William Hague on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."William Hague on Dalai Lama
"You do have to do business with and to try to influence people you don't agree with, or find disagreeable, so it's important to stress that balance."
"The message I take all round the world is Britain is open for business."
"I gave up lots of things I love doing: writing, and business, and playing the piano and so on."
"I don't think my principles change. I think the way in which you apply those principles to modern society changes."
"We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today."