William Ewart Gladstone was an English statesman who served as the Prime Minister of United Kingdom for four terms. He pursued his graduation from Oxford where he was known to be a prominent debater. This helped him in his political pursuits and he was subsequently elected as a conservative member of parliament from Newark. He eventually became the ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’ under Lord Palmerston. Soon after this, he left the party to join the liberals to eventually become their leader. Under his leadership, the liberals won the general elections and he became the Prime Minister. He was an influential leader and brought some major reforms in Britain which were appreciated by the commoners. He fought against corruption by bringing in the ‘The Corrupt Practices Act’, which became one of his major reforms. These reforms established great respect among the masses and they re-elected him multiple times. He shared his views and thoughts on politics, leadership, peace and statesmanship. Here is a treasure trove of quotations and sayings by the great statesman which have been extracted from the vast sea of his work. Presenting the famous quotes and thoughts by William Ewart Gladstone.