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English Politician Quotes Page 5

Oh, justice is what you're threatened with.
Thomas Cromwell
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Your range of available choices -- right now -- is limitless.
Frederick Frieseke
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Let everyone regulate his conduct... by the golden rule of doing to others as in similar circumstances we would have them do to us, and the path of duty will be clear before him.
William Wilberforce
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Housekeeping is like being caught in a revolving door.
Marcelene Cox
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Harold Macmillan
In long experience I find that a man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
Harold Macmillan
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Anybody who enjoys being in the House of Commons probably needs psychiatric care.
Ken Livingstone
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Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent.
William Cobbett
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All war represents a failure of diplomacy.
Tony Benn,
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Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted.
Algernon Sidney
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To be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility.
William Cobbett
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It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.
William Cobbett
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The Marxist analysis has got nothing to do with what happened in Stalin's Russia: it's like blaming Jesus Christ for the Inquisition in Spain.
Tony Benn,
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I wrote a million words in the first year, and I could never have done that outside of prison.
Jeffrey Archer
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You never know what you can do till you try.
William Cobbett
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If at first you don't succeed, blame your parents.
Marcelene Cox
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Actually, Sydney is my second favourite city on earth, I love Sydney, but this is the greatest.
Jeffrey Archer
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And I did wonder - because it's now three years ago since I left prison - whether there would come a time when I would forget it, or it would be in the past as anything else might be - no, it's there every day of my life.
Jeffrey Archer
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And so I gave up everything for it - time, energy, research - I dropped everything and so yes False Impression to me was very important indeed.
Jeffrey Archer
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As I say, my real interest is in writing.
Jeffrey Archer
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At the end of my trial, I was rather hoping the judge would send me to Australia for the rest of my life.
Jeffrey Archer
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But I certainly made mistakes, for which I regret, I think most human beings in their lifetime make mistakes, mine ended up in two years prison - two very remarkable years from which I learnt a lot.
Jeffrey Archer
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But the thing I felt most strongly about, and put at the end of one of the prison diaries, was education.
Jeffrey Archer
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Exclusive will not be published in book format.
Jeffrey Archer
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I am currently doing about 30 charity auctions a year.
Jeffrey Archer
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I do greatly admire Australian artists.
Jeffrey Archer
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I feel I have had a very interesting life, but I am rather hoping there is still more to come. I still haven't captained the England cricket team, or sung at Carnegie Hall!
Jeffrey Archer
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I learnt a lot about myself, I learnt a lot about other people and the problems they have. If I was lucky enough to live to a hundred, how I will feel about two per cent of my life being that way, I don't know.
Jeffrey Archer
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I spent my first three weeks there on a wing with 21 murderers. I met some very evil people there but also some men who'd had no upbringing, no chance in life.
Jeffrey Archer
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I think when you've lost an election by 179, there's going to be a period of time after eighteen years in government when you can't do anything right, and people just kick you for the sake of it, will never admit they voted Conservative.
Jeffrey Archer
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I'm not involved in politics any more and they're quite right.
Jeffrey Archer
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