Men of power have no time to read; yet the men who do not read are unfit for power
She has no imagination and that means no compassion.
A Royal Commission is a broody hen sitting on a china egg.
A speech from Ernest Bevin on a major occasion had all the horrific fascination of a public execution. If the mind was left immune, eyes and ears and emotions were riveted.
He's passed from rising hope to elder statesman without any intervening period whatsoever.
He was the only man I knew who could make a curse sound like a caress.
Men of power have not time to read, yet men who do not read are not fit for power.
I certainly think that a Labour Government will have to have effective powers to control the outflow of capital.
It is not necessary that every time he rises he should give his famous imitation of a semi-house-trained polecat.
It's impossible to write the history of freedom in this country without telling how trade unions have contributed to it.
I've been on the left of the Party since I joined it about 1934 and I haven't seen much reason for altering...I have always been a strong libertarian both inside the Labour Party and outside...what I want to seek to do over a period of course is to establish a Socialist society.
The crisis afflicting this country, along with other countries of the Western world, is a crisis of capitalism. It is a crisis of the dominant economic system that prevails in all those countries.
The right hon. Member for Heseltine-- --well, that is what he is ; he sticks to that principle more than he does to Henley