Helen Suzman - Quotes

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I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for.

I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for.

It is the answers, not the questions, that are embarrassing. ---->>>

Debate is almost non-existent and no one is apparently accountable to anybody apart from their political party bosses. It is bad news for democracy in this country. ---->>>

The employment laws are completely unrealistic. You cannot overcome that in only 10 years. It will take at least another generation before young people are properly qualified. ---->>>

I don't think we will ever go the way of Zimbabwe, but people are concerned. ---->>>

I can say unequivocally that the boycott does not work. It's never complete enough to have impact unless it's backed by force, and I don't think anybody in America seriously proposes that. ---->>>

I represent all the enlightened people in this country, and that's a fine thing to be able to do. It infuriates my opponents when I say this, but it is true. ---->>>

Tool of Communist agitators... it's really a joke, isn't it? Because, quite clearly, we are a party of real moderates. It just shows how little they understand. ---->>>

I am hopeful about any future for whites in this country, but not entirely optimistic. ---->>>

For all my criticisms of the current system, it doesn't mean that I would like to return to the old one. ---->>>

I used to be a fan of proportional representation, but I am not at all now I have seen it in action. ---->>>

That's my life in there. It would never be possible today to ask as many questions as I did. ---->>>

This country is armed to the teeth, and none of these African states could begin to attack South Africa. ---->>>

I am provocative, and I admit this. It isn't as if I'm only on the receiving end, a poor, frail little creature. I can be thoroughly nasty when I get going, and I don't pull my punches. ---->>>

All these stories are grist to the mill of the government because they build up a very useful war psychosis. ---->>>

My own electorate, which I represented for 36 years as an anti-apartheid politician, had a considerable number of Jewish voters supporting me throughout my career. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: South Afric
Born: 11-07, 1917
Birthplace:
Die: 01-01, 2009
Occupation: Politician
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Helen Suzman, DBE (7 November 1917 – 1 January 2009) was a liberal South African anti-apartheid activist and politician. (wikipedia)