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James Callaghan - Quotes

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I sum up the prospects for 1967 in three short sentences. We are back on course. The ship is picking up speed. The economy is moving. Every seaman knows the command at such a moment: 'steady as she goes'. ---->>>

You can never reach the promised land. You can march towards it. ---->>>

A lie can be halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on.

A lie can be halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on.

Some people, however long their experience or strong their intellect, are temperamentally incapable of reaching firm decisions. ---->>>

I am not proposing to seek your votes because there is a blue sky ahead today. ---->>>

I am rather in favour of dealing with teenage hooliganism. ---->>>

The rule of law should be upheld by all political parties. They should neither advise others to break the law, nor encourage others to do so even when they strongly disagree with the legislation put forward by the government of the day. ---->>>

Your strike will not win. You cannot be allowed to succeed. ---->>>

A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.

A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.

If the law is a bad law, there is always the contingent right to take action that you would not otherwise take. ---->>>

A leader has to 'appear' consistent. That doesn't mean he has to be consistent. ---->>>

I've never been one to say that Britain was joining a happy band of brothers. ---->>>

There are no instant solutions. ---->>>

There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland that is worth the loss of a single British soldier or a single Irish citizen either. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 03-27, 1912
Birthplace:
Die: 03-26, 2005
Occupation: Leader
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Leonard James Callaghan, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff, KG, PC (27 March 1912 – 26 March 2005), often known as Jim Callaghan, was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1976 to 1979 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1976 to 1980. Callaghan is to date, the only British politician in history to have served in all four of the "Great Offices of State", having been Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1964-67, Home Secretary from 1967-70, and Foreign Secretary from 1974, until his appointment as Prime Minister in 1976 (wikipedia)