Quotes

5 Quotes filtered by Property

Property has its duties as well as its rights.

Lord Normanby

Category: Property

Tags: Lord Normanby, Miscellaneous, Property

Civilisation cannot survive if it rests on a propertyless proletariat.

Ernest Bevin 18/08/1941

Category: Property

Tags: Ernest Bevin, Miscellaneous, Property

Personally I think that private property has a right to be defended. Our civilisation is built up on property, and can only be defended by private property.

Winston Churchill 11/08/1947

Category: Property

Tags: Miscellaneous, Property, Winston Churchill

Government has no other end than the preservation of property.

John Locke 1690

Category: What is Government, Property

Tags: Government, John Locke, Miscellaneous, Property, What is Government

I am much nearer to creating one nation than Labour will ever be. Socialism is two nations. The privileged rulers, and everyone else. And it always gets to that. What I am desperately trying to do is create one nation with everyone being a man of property, or having the opportunity to be a man of property.

Margaret Thatcher 27/02/1983

Category: One Nation, Socialism, Property

Tags: Ideologies, Margaret Thatcher, Miscellaneous, One Nation, Property, Socialism

Random Speech

The purpose of my remarks tonight is to focus your attention on this little group of men who not only enjoy right of instant rebuttal to every Presidential address, but, more importantly, wield a free hand in selecting, presenting and interpreting the great issues in our nation. ... They decide what 40 to 50 million Americans will learn of the day's events in the nation and the world. We cannot measure this power and influence by the traditional democratic standards, for these men can create national issues overnight. ... They can elevate men from obscurity to national prominence within a week. ... The American people would rightly not tolerate the concentration of power in government. Is it not fair and relevant to question its concentration in the hands of a tiny enclosed fraternity of privileged men elected by no one?

Spiro T Agnew

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