"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." George Orwell, this is one of my favourites.
Please provide as many quotes as you like, but include the author/orator. Oh, they can be politically correct or not, and from all poltical spectrums - you can quote Martin Luther King or Hitler.
The winner gets best answer and a chocolate teapot.
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make a violent one inevitable." - John F. Kennedy
You can fool some of the people all of the time, you can fool all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.
A woman is like a teabag...you never know how strong she is until she gets into hot water! Eleanor Roosevelt
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
"You sir are drunk" split ars* said to Churchill
"yes madam, but you are ugly and in the morning I will be sober"
cant think of the wizened owd bag he said it to though.
" If I ever find a man that is willing to work for his country or nation without mixing his personal interest, or plans for recognition, greed, and having his prideness in every news headline, I'll vote for him-her. Specially if peace safekeeping, and justice for ALL applying. Maybe Salomon? But I rather vote for Jesus " I am the way, the truth, and life"
"Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys."
"If you promise not to lie about the Republican Party, I promise not to tell the truth about the Democratic Party."
"I have the audacity to believe that people everywhere can have three meals a day for their tired bodies, education and culture for their spirits. I believe that what self-centered men have torn down, men other-centered can build up. I still believe that one day mankind will bow before the altars of God and be crowned triumphant over war and bloodshed, and non-violent redemptive goodwill will proclaim the rule of the land 'and the lion and the lamb shall lie down together and every man shall sit under his own vine and fig tree and none shall be afraid.' I still believe that we shall overcome."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"When evil men combine, the good must associate; else they shall fall, one by one, and unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle."
"All that is required for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing."
Both by Sir Edmund Burke
To add to post above (con-uz)
The exchange you mentioned was between Churchill and Bessy Bradock MP.
A week is a long time in politics....Harold Wilson
Jaw jaw, not war war.... Sir Winston Churchill
1) "Well He would say that, wouldn't He". Christine Keeler.
2) "The lady's not for turning". Margaret Thatcher.
3) "Power without responsibility, the prerogative of the Harlot through the ages". Stanley Baldwin.
'I did not have sexual relations with that woman', followed closely by 'Ich bin ein Berliner' or I am a sausage.
Politics is the system of using public power for private gain..I don't know who I'm paraphrasing here!
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