Bernadette Devlin - Quotes

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Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win. ---->>>

To gain what is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else. ---->>>

Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence. ---->>>

My function in life is not to be a politician in Parliament: it is to get something done. ---->>>

Basically, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I've allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom. ---->>>

One American said that the most interesting thing about Holy Ireland was that its people hate each other in the name of Jesus Christ. And they do! ---->>>

I got quite bored, serving in the bar. Since I was there, the customers wouldn't talk about women, and with half their subject matter denied them, it was: horses, silence; horses, silence. ---->>>

It wasn't long before people discovered the final horrors of letting an urchin into Parliament. ---->>>


Nationality: Irish
Born: 04-23, 1947
Occupation: Politician

Josephine Bernadette McAliskey (née Devlin; born 23 April 1947), usually known as Bernadette Devlin or Bernadette McAliskey, is an Irish republican socialist political activist and former politician. She served as a Member of the UK Parliament from 1969 to 1974 for the Mid Ulster (UK Parliament constituency) constituency (wikipedia)