"It's really necessary for the United States to continue to give strong leadership to the Middle East peace process, supported by European countries at the same time."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."William Hague on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."William Hague on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."William Hague on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."William Hague on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."William Hague on John Lennon
"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."