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    Thatcher at her best was great at them:
    'Defeat? I do not know the meaning of the word!'
    'U-turn if you want too, the lady is not for turning.'
    'To cure the British disease with socialism was like trying to cure leukemia with leaches.'
    On Thatcher in PMQ when talking about the single market - 'She's gonna' be the Governor' *laughter* Thatcher, 'what a brilliant idea, I hadn't thought of that!'

    srs check it out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZZf7cLhPG8

    then others:
    'Democracy, where two idiots outvote one genius' unknown
    'The mightiest weapon you have is truth. Everyone knows that you're not allowed to enter government with weapons'.

    On socialism:
    'Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, it's inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery' Churchill
    'All Socialism involves slavery' Herbert Spencer
    'Democracy and Socialism have nothing in common but one word - equality. But notice the difference, whilst Democracy seeks equality in liberty, Socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude' Alexis de Tocqeville
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    Thatcher - 'I'm enjoying this, I'm enjoying this'
    Conservative backbencher - 'you can wipe the floor with these people'
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    'The most dangerous weapon you have is the truth. And everbody knows that you can't enter government buildings with a weapon'
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    Do we have Helen Mirren on standby?
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    (Original post by n00)
    Alot of love for Enoch Powell here, maybe you'll also like this one.

    "If you want a ****** for a neighbour vote Liberal or Labour."
    Anon Conservative. Smethwick 1964.

    Nothing like a bit of good old fashioned honesty in politics.

    "And if political correctness has achieved one thing, it's to make the Conservative Party cloak its inherent racism behind more creative language."
    Stewart Lee
    Funny, I remember hearing Labour Activists in teh early 80's using that kind of Language. I also remember Labour supporting trade Unions blocking members of the ethnic minorities from taking union jobs........ Basically it wasa sign of the times.

    You may want to do some reading up on Enoch Powell. His rivers of Blood speech has been so misunderstood that the myth about it is becoming the fact. But still, as we can see his concerns about unfettered immigration seem to be materialising.

    His concerns about the EU were also pretty much spot on.
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    (Original post by MatureStudent36)
    You may want to do some reading up on Enoch Powell.
    Anyone could benefit by doing this as he was one of the more interesting politicians of the 20th century and it's rather a pity that he is now remembered by so many almost entirely for his association with a single issue.

    Powell was a bizarre admixture of morals and manias, in some ways perhaps mad. But he was as well the conviction politician non pareil and properly an intellectual giant.
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    “That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.”
    George Orwell
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    "Ask not what America and do for you, ask what you can do for America."
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    “Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.” - Karl Marx
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    I consider it completely unimportant who in the party will vote, or how; but what is extraordinarily important is this — who will count the votes, and how.


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    "The problem with democracy is it allows the weak to rule the strong."

    Adolf Hitler
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    “And so the children of the revolution were faced with the age-old problem: it wasn't that you had the wrong kind of government, which was obvious, but that you had the wrong kind of people.
    As soon as you saw people as things to be measured, they didn't measure up.”

    Terry Prachett
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    (Original post by Chief Oil Trifle)
    "The problem with democracy is it allows the weak to rule the strong."

    Adolf Hitler
    Had the man lost power in the mid 30s he'd have probably gone down as Europes greatest statesman in the 20th Century with how he rebuilt Germany..

    If somebody can help me out on a Hitler quote I'd be grateful. It goes along the lines of. 'No matter how badlt the British may begin to do a job, one thing is for sure and that is that they will never give in, no matter how long it takes, or how much it costs they will continue until they are successful.'
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    'Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.' - Churchill, couldn't have said it better myself.

    'All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.' - Edmund Burke
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    "I'm dead" Thatcher
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    "Property is theft!"
    - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    "To be governed is to be watched over, inspected, spied on, directed, legislated at, regulated, docketed, indoctrinated, preached at, controlled, assessed, weighed, censored, ordered about, by men who have neither the right, nor the knowledge, nor the virtue."
    - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    "A libertarian is just a Republican who takes drugs"
    - Bob Black

    "Those on the receiving end of coercion don’t quibble over their coercers’ credentials. If you can’t pay or don’t want to, you don’t much care if your deprivation is called larceny or taxation or restitution or rent. If you like to control your own time, you distinguish employment from enslavement only in degree and duration."
    - Bob Black
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    "They would rather the poor poorer, provided the rich were less rich"
    Thatcher in reference to socialism (I very much agree, death to socialism!)
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    ""In the true revolutionary, the first quality is the power to endure. Constancy, loyalty to cause and comrades, manhood and stability of nature." - Sir Oswald Mosley
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    I ****ing love how right-wing every last one of you ****ers are.

    Anyway, my choice would be David Lloyd George's speech from July 1909 about his People's Budget. I can't find a direct quote to take from the internet so I'll just copy a bit out of a book;

    "It is disgraceful for a rich country like ours to allow those who have toiled all their days, to end their lives penniless and possibly near starvation."

    There were also a lot of pretty good lines from the English Civil War.
 
 
 
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