28 Total Quotes

British Activist Quotes

When it comes to having a central nervous system, and the ability to feel pain, hunger, and thirst, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy.
Ingrid Newkirk
#British Activist

It is only human supremacy, which is as unacceptable as racism and sexism, that makes us afraid of being more inclusive.
Ingrid Newkirk
#British Activist

What is the Geneva Convention on wars! I have never read it.
Yoweri Museveni
#British Activist

I mean the Americans in a funny way see themselves as an ongoing chosen race - it was the Jews and now it's the great American dream.
Bruce Kent
#British Activist

The problem with Bush is that yes, he's religious in a fundamentalist sort of way, they read the Old Testament as a sort of charter for the chosen people to do what they like.
Bruce Kent
#British Activist

If we are really anxious not to have nuclear weapons in Iran, the first thing is to call an international conference on abolishing all nuclear weapons, including Israeli nuclear weapons.
Bruce Kent
#British Activist

May the soul of the late President Milton Obote... a long-time member of this parliament, rest in peace.
Yoweri Museveni
#British Activist

There have been loads of times I have regretted meeting Paul because I was so happy in my old life.
Heather Mills
#British Activist

It took one human error to take my leg and one human error to take my mother's.
Heather Mills
#British Activist

I could get into bed with James Bond, then take my false leg off and it would really be a gun.
Heather Mills
#British Activist

A large part of the present anxiety to improve the education of girls and women is also due to the conviction that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

Every one must be familiar with the often expressed opinion, that, as a practical politician, Mr. Mill's career was essentially a failure.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

If, however, the success of a politician is to be measured by the degree in which he is able personally to influence the course of politics, and attach to himself a school of political thought, then Mr. Mill, in the best meaning of the words, has succeeded.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

It is almost impossible to imagine that any one could be so insensible to the high morality of Mr. Mill's character as to suggest to him any course of conduct that was not entirely upright and consistent.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne, it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

Mr. Mill was the one member of Parliament whose high intellectual position enabled him to raise the question without being laughed down as a fool.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

Of the influence of Mr. Mill's personal character on those who were his political associates, it is difficult to speak too warmly.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

The assertion of failure coming from such persons does not mean that Mr. Mill failed to promote the practical success of those objects the advocacy of which forms the chief feature of his political writings.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

The first organised opposition by women to women's suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill's supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

What he has done for women is final: he gave to their service the best powers of his mind and the best years of his life. His death consecrates the gift: it can never lessen its value.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage question is true also of the other political movements in which he took an active interest.
Millicent Fawcett
#British Activist

I want to be optimistic because I don't think man is intrinsically violent.
Bruce Kent
#British Activist

Some people are genetically programmed to be difficult.
Bruce Kent
#British Activist

Then there is the worst part of Christianity, which is awful: power, corruption, manipulation... But then again, these feature are ever present in any organization.
Bruce Kent
#British Activist

I've never heard an agency say, 'Unless you industrialize I will not support you'.
Yoweri Museveni
#British Activist

None of the parties want this conflict to go on.
Yoweri Museveni
#British Activist

We used to fight the LRA with only one dimensional force that only walks on foot, but now, we have got multiple forces to fight the rebels.
Yoweri Museveni
#British Activist