"I trust the people."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."William Hague on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."William Hague on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."William Hague on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."William Hague on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."William Hague on Golda Meir
"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."