Aneurin Bevan

No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.Aneurin Bevan

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Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born.Aneurin Bevan

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I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.Aneurin Bevan

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The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away.Aneurin Bevan

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Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future.Aneurin Bevan

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This is my truth, tell me yours.Aneurin Bevan

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The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.Aneurin Bevan

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We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run down.Aneurin Bevan

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No attempt at ethical or social seduction can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.Aneurin Bevan

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Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable.Aneurin Bevan

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The Tories, every election, must have a bogy man. If you haven't got a programme, a bogy man will do.Aneurin Bevan

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Poor fellow, he suffers from files.Aneurin Bevan

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Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.Aneurin Bevan

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It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically.Aneurin Bevan

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He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle.Aneurin Bevan

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This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time.Aneurin Bevan

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Politics is a blood sport.Aneurin Bevan

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I read the newspapers avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.Aneurin Bevan

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I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest.Aneurin Bevan

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Stand not too near the rich man lest he destroy thee - and not too far away lest he forget thee.Aneurin Bevan

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I know that the right kind of political leader for the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine.Aneurin Bevan

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It is not possible to create peace in the Middle East by jeopardizing the peace of the world.Aneurin Bevan

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