25 Total Quotes

Ken Livingstone Quotes

World wide capitalism kills more people everyday then Hitler did. And he was crazy.
Ken Livingstone
#English Politician #Capitalism

We hope this agreement will foster an environment in which London and Beijing can become closer business partners and develop a deeper cultural understanding through the exchange of tourists and students.
Ken Livingstone
#Agreement

There needs to be radical development in equality law to create the environment to allow women to stay in work.
Ken Livingstone
#English Politician #Environment

People say a lot of silly things during an election campaign, and then afterwards they have to work with the reality of what voters have done,
Ken Livingstone
#People

What a squalid and irresponsible little profession it is. Nothing prepares you for how bad Fleet Street really is until it craps on you from a great height.
Ken Livingstone
#Journalism And Journalists #Profession

If voting changed anything, they'd abolish it
Ken Livingstone
#Voting

Here is a radical and reforming commissioner making major changes to the police who has many enemies in there, who really don't want to see those changes,
Ken Livingstone
#Enemies

We believe that the fight against terrorism requires a broad consensus around its means and the involvement of all communities to isolate and defeat those who would use terror to divide us,
Ken Livingstone
#Terrorism

A lot of people have had a really hard summer in July and August, it is money they can't get back again.
Ken Livingstone
#Money

Cycling is the fastest, cheapest, most healthy and environmentally friendly way to get around London, and more and more people are taking it up, ... The number of cyclists has doubled over the last five years, while those killed or seriously injured ... has fallen by 40%.
Ken Livingstone
#People

But I don't just denounce suicide bombers. I denounce those governments which use indiscriminate slaughter to advance their foreign policy.
Ken Livingstone
#Suicide

Those police were actually breaking the law as they took those banners away. We are not having any of that.
Ken Livingstone
#Law

We've closed the gap on Paris, but the truth is, Paris is still ahead, ... No city is close to a majority on the first ballot.
Ken Livingstone
#Truth

It is the first ever time we have closed Oxford Street to traffic. Today is about getting people into London. We want to make certain that shops make a real benefit out of this.
Ken Livingstone
#People

Pity. I always like sharing a stage with Jack. It makes me look even smarter.
Ken Livingstone
#Pity

It is a radical policy which will help under-16s access London's education facilities and attractions, ... Young people should make full use of it but they should also realize that anyone who abuses the concession will have it withdrawn.
Ken Livingstone
#Education

Hosting the first stage of the legendary French cycle race will raise the profile of cycling in the capital, attract visitors and promote the capital as a venue for international sporting events.
Ken Livingstone
#Race

These excellent GCSE results are positive news for parents and children and London as a whole.
Ken Livingstone
#Children

Three members of a body that no one has ever elected should not be allowed to overturn the votes of millions of Londoners.
Ken Livingstone
#Body

No one likes each other at the top of politics. Most of them can't stand each other; but you are locked into a situation where you have to deliver something.
Ken Livingstone
#Politics

Anybody who enjoys being in the House of Commons probably needs psychiatric care.
Ken Livingstone
#English Politician

If voting changed anything, they'd abolish it.
Ken Livingstone
#English Politician