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 Aneurin Bevan - “I know that the right kind of leader for the Labour Party is a kind of desiccated calculating machine.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “Stand not too near the rich man lest he destroy thee - and not too far away lest he forget thee.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “I read the newspapers avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “The Tories, every election, must have a bogy man. If you haven't got a programme, a bogy man will do.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “I know that the right kind of political leader for the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “Reactionary A man walking backwards with his face to the future.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “Poor fellow, he suffers from files.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “You're not an M.P., you're a gastronomic pimp.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “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.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “This is my truth, tell me yours.”
 Jim Bevan - “We knew on paper that it was going to be a battle between the University of Houston and ourselves, and it was a good battle. Our kids competed exceedingly well. We just didn't have enough.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “Virtue is its own punishment”
 Aneurin Bevan - “We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run down.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “It is not possible to create peace in the Middle East by jeopardizing the peace of the world.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “The worst thing I can say about democracy is that it has tolerated the Right Honorable Gentleman for four and a half years.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “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.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “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.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “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.”
 Aneurin Bevan - “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.”

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