Clement Attlee - Quotes

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The House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days. ---->>>

I just love Chinese food. My favourite dish is number 27. ---->>>

Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking. ---->>>

One layer was certainly 17th century. The 18th century in him is obvious. There was the 19th century, and a large slice, of course, of the 20th century; and another, curious layer which may possibly have been the 21st. ---->>>

The last of our enemies is laid low. ---->>>

Russian Communism is the illegitimate child of Karl Marx and Catherine the Great. ---->>>

I think the British have the distinction above all other nations of being able to put new wine into old bottles without bursting them. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: January 3, 1883
Die: 10-08, 1967
Occupation: Leader

Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, KG, OM, CH, PC, FRS (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 and the Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955. In 1942, as the Leader of the Opposition, Attlee became the first person to hold the office of Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, serving under Winston Churchill in the wartime coalition government from 1940 to 1945 (wikipedia)