Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.
He brings to the fierce struggle of politics the tepid enthusiasm of a lazy summer afternoon at a cricket match
Politics is a blood sport.
Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable.
Virtue is its own punishment
Reactionary: A man walking backwards with his face to the future.
The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.
The worst thing I can say about democracy is that it has tolerated the Right Honorable Gentleman for four and a half years.
This island is almost made of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish in Great Britain at the same time.
No attempt at ethical or social seduction can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party . . . So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.
It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically.
He has the lucidity which is the by-product of a fundamentally sterile mind. He does not have to struggle... with the crowded pulsations of a fecund imagination. On the contrary he is almost devoid of imagination.
Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born.
No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.
We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run down.