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Aneurin Bevan - Quotes

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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. ---->>>

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

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

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I read the newspapers avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction. ---->>>

The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage. ---->>>

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

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

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

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

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

Poor fellow, he suffers from files. ---->>>

This is my truth, tell me yours. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest. ---->>>

Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus. ---->>>

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

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

He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle. ---->>>

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

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

Politics is a blood sport. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Welsh
Born: November 15, 1897
Birthplace:
Die: 07-06, 1960
Occupation: Politician
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Aneurin Bevan ( ; Welsh: [aˈnəɨ.rɪn]; 15 November 1897 – 6 July 1960), often known as Nye Bevan, was a Welsh Labour Party politician who was the Minister for Health in the post-war Attlee ministry from 1945-51. The son of a coal miner, Bevan was a lifelong champion of social justice, rights of working people and democratic socialism (wikipedia)