Gladstone in Great Britain and Parnell in Ireland, under the watchword, "Home Rule for Ireland," are fighting the battle of self-government for all mankind.
(Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822-1893), U.S. president. Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes: Nineteenth President of the United States, vol. IV, p. 289, ed. Charles Richard Williams, The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, 5 vols. (1922-1926), Hayes to S.F. Forbes and Charles J. Kirschner (July 10, 1886).)
His Majesty's Government views with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.
(A.J. (Arthur James) Balfour (1848-1930), British statesman. Letter, November 2, 1917.
This document, which became known as the "Balfour Declaration," committed British support for a Jewish national home in Palestine.)