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11/15/1897 - 7/6/1960
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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.

England Quotes, by Aneurin Bevan , Source: in a speech at Blackpool as reported by the "Daily Herald" on May 25, 1945

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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.

Fish Quotes, by Aneurin Bevan , Source: in a speech at Blackpool as reported by the "Daily Herald" on May 25, 1945

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I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.

Journalism Quotes, by Aneurin Bevan

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I am not going to spend any time whatsoever in attacking the Foreign Secretary. If we complain about the tune, there is no reason to attack the monkey when the organ grinder is present.

Insults Quotes, by Aneurin Bevan

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Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.

Perspective Quotes, by Aneurin Bevan

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Poor fellow, he suffers from files.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aneurin Bevan

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He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle.

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The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away.

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Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.

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Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born.

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Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable.

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Reactionary: A man walking backwards with his face to the future.

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The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.

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The worst thing I can say about democracy is that it has tolerated the Right Honorable Gentleman for four and a half years.

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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.

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