"There is no budget for travel for a Shadow Foreign Secretary."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."William Hague on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."William Hague on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."William Hague on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."William Hague on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."William Hague on Saint Augustine
"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."