I believe in American exceptionalism, just as I suspect that the Brits believe in British exceptionalism and the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism.
No more distressing moment can ever face a British government than that which requires it to come to a hard, fast and specific decision.
In the British Special Air Service, combat fitness is all about running.
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.
All the things that are part of your heritage make you British - that makes this country what it is. It's part of your history. And here, unlike America, it's still living history.