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If ever he went to school without any boots it was because he was too big for them.

Ivor Bulmer-Thomas 1949

On Harold Wilson, folowing his comments about his 'deprived' childhood.

Category: Harold Wilson (quotes about)

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Nobody wants me as a Cabinet Minister and they are perfectly right. I am an agitator, not an administrator.

Nancy Astor

Category: Conservative Politicians (quotes about)

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If the fence is strong enough I'll sit on it.

Cyril Smith

Category: Liberal Politicians (quotes about)

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I am on the right wing of the middle of the road with a strong radical bias.

Tony Benn 1959

Category: Labour Politicians (quotes about)

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I would like to be a nice Liberal version of Norman Tebbit.

Matthew Taylor MP 22/02/1987

Remark during the Truro by-election

Category: Liberal Politicians (quotes about)

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The Labour Party is being led by a woman but she has not been elected to anything. She is the lady who makes the breakfast in the Kinnock household.

Edwina Currie 22/02/1987

On Glenys Kinnock

Category: Labour Politicians (quotes about)

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With regard to opinion in the Thatcher household, the Prime Minister does not have a monopoly on opinion.

Margaret Thatcher 20/01/1980

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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On behalf of the people of Ulster I brand you a traitor and a liar.

Reverend Ian Paisley 22/02/1987

On Margaret Thatcher

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about), Northern Ireland

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She is a bounder, a liar, a deceiver, a cheat, a crook and a disgrace to the House of Commons.

Tam Dalyell 22/02/1987

On Margaret Thatcher

Category: Insulting Conservatives, Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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He couldn't knock the skin off a rice pudding.

Neil Kinnock 25/09/1983

On Tony Benn

Category: Insulting Labour, Labour Politicians (quotes about)

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Unless the country sees evidence soon of his willingness to stand firm, he will go down in history as Mr Pussy Foot.

Cyril Smith 03/10/1974

On Michael Foot

Category: Labour Politicians (quotes about)

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A good man fallen among politicians.

Anonymous 20/02/1983

On Michael Foot

Category: Labour Politicians (quotes about)

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Politicians are either warriors or healers. Margaret Thatcher is a healer.

Patrick Cosgrave

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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Teacher to French Primary School class: What is the name of the Queen of England?

Little girl: Elizabeth Thatcher?

Anonymous 23/03/1990

Category: Margaret Thatcher (quotes about)

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It's good to remember the unburied dead and the uncollected rubbish. Most of it can now be seen on the Labour benches in the House of Commons.

Norman Tebbit

commenting on the Winter of Discontent

Category: House of Lords, Labour Politicians (quotes about)

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Robin is running a 'stop Peter' campaign, Peter is running a 'stop Gordon' campaign and John Prescott always seems to be running a 'stop John Prescott' campaign.

William Hague

Category: Labour Politicians (quotes about)

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Oh yeah, the guy who came with the runner.

George W Bush

On William Hague (and his 'runner' Sebastian Coe)

Category: Conservative Politicians (quotes about)

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Gordon Brown now bestrides politics and the media like the Colossus of Dunfermline. Whatever happened to Tony Blair?

Austin Mitchell

Category: Tony Blair (quotes about)

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Tony Blair wants to be President of Europe and may step down sooner than you think.

David Owen

Category: Tony Blair (quotes about)

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We failed the people.

Margaret Thatcher 02/1974

On the Heath Government

Category: Edward Heath (quotes about)

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All prejudices are equally fatal to good government.

Anthony Eden

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