9 Quotes filtered by Hugh Dalton
I don't want soiled bedclothes.
Hugh Dalton 1951
On ebeing offered the Foreign Office when Bevin retired.
Unilateralism is not internationalism, It is nationalist egotism gone mad.
I myself share with the Conservative Party a profound dislike for such fandangles as proportional representation.
Hugh Dalton 29/10/1945
Category: Proportional Representation
One of the most important of all the causes of great inequality of income is the inheritance of a great fortune by a small minority.
Some people say 'what would happen if we had a Communist Chancellor of the Exchequer?' I would ask in reply, 'what would happen if he had a lot of Fascist or Mosleyite bank chairmen?' In that event it might be thought disadvantageous to have publicity.
Hugh Dalton 11/12/1945
Category: Treasury, HM
Are not the worst examples of architecture to be found in private enterprise in cheap jerry-built homes?
Hugh Dalton 28/07/1938
You can't have a motion without a debate.
On his deathbed when a nurse told him he should stop arguing and have an enema.
A wretched disheartening result. And a little mouse shall lead them.
Hugh Dalton 1935
Reaction to Clement Attlee's election as Labour leader