"There's only one growth strategy: work hard."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."William Hague on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."William Hague on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."William Hague on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."William Hague on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."William Hague on Maya Angelou
"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."