"Let's not be afraid to speak the common sense truth: you can't have high standards without good discipline."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."William Hague on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."William Hague on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."William Hague on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."William Hague on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."William Hague on Winston Churchill
"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."