3 Quotes filtered by Arthur Scargill

We will pave the way for a transformation and roll back the years of Thatcherism...We will turn economic ruin into economic recovery, and above all pave the way for a General Election to elect a Labour Government.

Arthur Scargill 14/05/1984

Category: Loony Left, Trade Unions

Tags: Arthur Scargill, Loony Left, Policy, Political Parties, Trade Unions

I have never been an idealist - that implies you aren't going to achieve something.

Arthur Scargill 1974

Category: Idealism

Tags: Arthur Scargill, Idealism, Ideologies

Only a fool wants a confrontation and only a fool wants a strike.

Arthur Scargill 06/11/1977

Category: Strikes

Tags: Arthur Scargill, Policy, Strikes

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The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, that would be a calamity.

Benjamin Disraeli

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