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The Conservative Party always in time forgives those who were wrong. Indeed often, in time, they forgive those who were right.
History is too serious to be left to historians.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy described himself, in a brilliant phrase, as an idealist without illusions. I would describe the Prime Minister as an illusionist without ideals.
In Parliament it should not only be the duty but the pleasure of the Opposition to oppose whenever they reasonably can.
To have a debate on the National Health Service without the right hon. Gentleman [Aneurin Bevan] would be like putting on Hamlet with no one in the part of the First Gravedigger.
We now have the worst of both worlds – not just inflation on the one side or stagnation on the other side, but both of them together. We have a sort of 'stagflation' situation.
I cannot help it if every time the Opposition are asked to name their weapons they pick boomerangs.
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And of all axioms this shall win the prize,— 'Tis better to be fortunate than wise.
November 11, 1913
July 20, 1970
Iain Norman Macleod was a British Conservative Party politician and government minister. He is credited with coining the term nanny state.
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