Quotes

17 Quotes filtered by Labour Party

I think it was a legitimate comment and I mean Twitter is edgy and you know it provokes debate. It looks on this occasion that as if it has caused a serious problem and we need to go back and look at that.

David Wright MP 16/02/2010

on his "scum-sucking pig" Twitter post

Category: Insulting Conservatives, Labour Party, Making Headlines, Member of Parliament (role of)

Tags: David Wright MP, Insulting Conservatives, Insults, Labour Party, Making Headlines, Media, Member of Parliament (role of), Parliament, Political Parties

The Labour Party is like a stage-coach. If you rattle along at great speed everybody is too exhilerated or too seasick to cause any trouble. But if you stop everybody gets out and argues about where to go next.

Harold Wilson

Category: Labour Party

Tags: Harold Wilson, Labour Party, Political Parties

My Right Honourable Friend is advised that to disregard a 'Keep Left' sign is an offence.

James Callaghan 04/11/1947

Category: Labour Party

Tags: James Callaghan, Labour Party, Political Parties

Bolshevism run mad

Philip Snowden 1931

On the Labour Party.

Category: Labour Party

Tags: Labour Party, Philip Snowden, Political Parties

The Labour Party of the present is one of the most doctrinaire and bigoted organisations in the world.

Lord Hailsham

Category: Labour Party

Tags: Labour Party, Lord Hailsham, Political Parties

There is a difference between intellectuals who rise with the Labour Movement and those who rise in it.

Herbert Morrison

Category: Labour Party

Tags: Herbert Morrison, Labour Party, Political Parties

Anyone who votes Labour ought to be locked up.

Field-Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein 1959

While campaigning for Churchill in Woodford.

Category: Labour Party, Voting

Tags: Elections, Labour Party, Political Parties, Voting

They seem to have moved from total opposition to total subservience.

John Major 1992

On Labour's attutude to Europe.

Category: Labour Party, Europe & Britain

Tags: Europe & Britain, John Major, Labour Party, Policy, Political Parties

There are some of us, Mr Chairman, who will fight, fight and fight again to save the Party we love.

Hugh Gaitskell 03/10/1960

Category: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Labour Party

Tags: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Hugh Gaitskell, Labour Party, Pick of the bunch, Political Parties

A wretched disheartening result. And a little mouse shall lead them.

Hugh Dalton 1935

Reaction to Clement Attlee's election as Labour leader

Category: Insulting Labour, Labour Party

Tags: Hugh Dalton, Insulting Labour, Insults, Labour Party, Political Parties

I have never been in favour of expelling people from the Labour Party.

Michael Foot 20/01/1981

Category: Labour Party, Militant Tendency

Tags: Labour Party, Michael Foot, Militant Tendency, Political Parties

People can say what they want in the Labour Party.

Michael Foot 25/01/1981

Category: Labour Party, Free Speech

Tags: Free Speech, Labour Party, Michael Foot, Policy, Political Parties

I must emphasise that there is nothing in the Labour Party constituion that could, or should prevent people from holding opinions which favour Leninist-Trotskyism. Certainly Marxism has, and will continue to have an important function in the Labour Party.

Neil Kinnock 10/1982

Category: Labour Party

Tags: Labour Party, Neil Kinnock, Political Parties

At various times in the next 20 or 30 years I think it reasonable to anticipate that I will be among the leadershp of the Labour Party, but as far as being leader, I can't see it happening, and I'm not particularly keen on it happening.

Neil Kinnock 06/01/1981

Category: Labour Party

Tags: Labour Party, Neil Kinnock, Political Parties

The Labour Party is and always has been an instinctive part of my life.

Roy Jenkins 1972

Category: Labour Party

Tags: Labour Party, Political Parties, Roy Jenkins

Labour has converted to Europe because Europe has converted to socialism.

Roy Hattersley 09/08/1992

Category: Labour Party, European Union , Socialism

Tags: Countries, European Union, Ideologies, Labour Party, Political Parties, Roy Hattersley, Socialism

The Labour Party has lost the last four elections. If they lose another, they get to keep the Liberal Party.

Clive Anderson 1992

Category: Labour Party, Liberal Democrats, Oneliners

Tags: Clive Anderson, Humour, Labour Party, Liberal Democrats, Oneliners, Political Parties

Random Speech

If we complain about the tune, there is no reason to attack the monkey when the organ grinder is present.

Aneurin Bevan

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