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Arthur Scargill Quotes and Sayings

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The trade unions and the Labour Party...
failed miserably.
Instead of giving concrete support, and calling upon
workers to take industrial action,
they did nothing.
- Arthur Scargill

If you've got an industry where you've got massive investment,
it doesn't matter whether you bring in alternative supplies.
You still lose the money on that industry.
- Arthur Scargill

There's a feeling that strength is determined by the size of a union.
That clearly is nonsense.
- Arthur Scargill

All too often miners, and indeed other trade unionists,
underestimate the economic strength they have.
- Arthur Scargill

 

Yet what you need is not marches, demonstrations,
rallies or wide associations, all of them are important.
What you need is direct action.
The sooner people understand that, the sooner we'll begin to change things.
- Arthur Scargill

The labour movement had the best opportunity in 50
years to transform not merely an industrial situation
and win an important battle for workers in struggle,
but an opportunity to change the government of the day.
- Arthur Scargill

Contrast that with the call of the Liberal Democrats in April,
when they were prepared to call upon the British people
to participate in a 24-hour strike.
It shows how far to the right the Labour Party's gone.
- Arthur Scargill

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The trouble with the Labour Party leadership and the trade union leadership,
they're quite willing to applaud millions on the streets
of the Philippines or in Eastern Europe,
without understanding the need to also produce millions
of people on the streets of Britain.
- Arthur Scargill

You may see the emergence of a new political party
from the body of the trade union movement which represents
a very clear-cut socialist alternative policy and which
gives expression to the views of the trade union movement in parliament.
- Arthur Scargill

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain PHOTO

Be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nay, be a Columbus to whole new
continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is usually people in the money business,
finance, and international trade that are really rich.
- Robin Leach

He that hath a Trade, hath an Estate.
- Benjamin Franklin

The only way that we can reduce our financial dependence
on the inflow of funds from the rest of the world is
to reduce our trade deficit.
- Martin Feldstein

Money flows into the US, and inflates US assets,
and allows the US to have a monstrous trade deficit.
That means we are consuming more than we are producing.
- David Korten

I have never known much good done by those who affected
to trade for the public good.
- Adam Smith

The second is that the role of China trade in Japanese economy,
important as it is, has often been exaggerated,
as proven by our experience of the past 6 years.
- Shigeru Yoshida

Today, we have a trade regime which has led to the
largest trade deficits this country has ever experienced.
- Xavier Becerra

A writer's ambition should be to trade a hundred contemporary
readers for ten readers in ten years' time and for
one reader in a hundred years' time.
- Arthur Koestler

Some of my friends who know me best say they wouldn't
trade places with me for $1 million because of the pace I lead.
- Loretta Lynn

My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper,
tobacco, food, and a little whisky.
- William Faulkner

Germany is very free-trade oriented.
- Gerhard Schroder

Amin hid nothing.
Everybody knew everything.
Yet the American Senate only introduced a resolution
breaking off trade with Amin three months before his overthrow.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

We saw when those World Trade towers came down what
these terrorists will do.
- Paul Cellucci

And there is no trade or employment but the young man
following it may become a hero.
- Walt Whitman

Why should we use the Dollar even when we trade among ourselves?
- Abu Bakar Bashir

China's idea of fair trade is government subsidies
of its textile and apparel exports to the United States,
currency manipulation, and forgiveness of loans by its government banks.
- Virginia Foxx

We believe that according the name 'investors' to institutions
that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly
engages in one-night stands a 'romantic.'
- Warren Buffett

Many of the French follow a Trade with the Indians,
living very conveniently for that Interest.
- John Lawson

A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug.
- George Borrow

A country like France now does two-thirds of its trade within the euro zone.
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin

Advertising is the life of trade.
- Calvin Coolidge

Life is an ordeal, albeit an exciting one,
but I wouldn't trade it for the good old days of poverty and obscurity.
- Jim Carrey

This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals.
You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse,
and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time.'
- David Bonior

Where trade unions are most firmly organized,
there are the rights of the people most respected.
- Samuel Gompers

It only worked for a little while; the morning after
I agreed to go with Universal,
an article came out in the Hollywood trade papers,
and the secret was out.
- Laura Hillenbrand

Every country has it trade offs.
- Peter Tork

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.
You trade in your reality for a role.
You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange,
put on a mask.
- Jim Morrison

For too long, Japan has been dragging its feet as it
ignores the steps the U.S.
has made to ensure a safe beef supply and shows a disregard
for our prior trade pacts.
- Randy Neugebauer

Sometimes I have to compromise my views,
but I never compromise on issues like the death penalty and the arm trade laws,
despite what the readers or letters may say.
- Jonathan Shapiro

It was tumultuous, it was crazy, but I would not trade it for anything.
- Colin Quinn

The claim that the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
were attacked because fundamentalists hate our prosperity
and freedom is a ridiculous lie.
- L. Neil Smith

I made a decision back in 1978 that,
in a trade off for money when I directed Halloween,
I would have my name above the title in order to basically
brand these movies my own.
- John Carpenter

There is only one justification for universities,
as distinguished from trade schools.
They must be centers of criticism.
- Robert M. Hutchins

Opponents of cap and trade should be careful what they wish for.
- Joshua A. Tucker

The WTO has one of the most impressive records in global economic governance,
by promoting trade liberalisation and economic development.
- Anna Lindh

I remember a big meeting with the hosiery trade in
Harold's ministerial room.
- Barbara Castle

You have to be very rich or very poor to live without a trade.
- Albert Camus

They demanded a monopoly of the coasting trade,
in order to get higher freights than they could get
in open competition with the carriers of the world.
- Robert Toombs

Men cannot not live by exchanging articles,
but producing them.
They live by work not trade.
- John Ruskin

To finance this trade deficit, the U.S.
has to borrow from the rest of the world or sell American assets like stocks,
businesses, and real estate to the rest of the world.
- Martin Feldstein

Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art.
- William Ralph Inge

It's been years, decades, since a president has lost
a major trade initiative.
That would be bad headlines.
- Gwen Ifill

And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center,
a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was,
not just damaged but, totally destroyed.
- Allen Klein

If a man loves the labour of his trade,
apart from any question of success or fame,
the gods have called him.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Without the right tools, we can't police our markets from illegal trade.
- Chris Chocola

I've never denied my sexual orientation.
I just don't make a point of it.
It isn't what I do.
Clearly, I'm known for the work I've done on trade and Social Security.
- Jim Kolbe

It is a strange trade that of advocacy.
Your intellect, your highest heavenly gift is hung
up in the shop window like a loaded pistol for sale.
- Thomas Carlyle

The most conservative man in this world is the British
trade unionist when you want to change him.
- Ernest Bevin

It is not easy to be a pioneer - but oh,
it is fascinating!
I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment,
for all the riches in the world.
- Elizabeth Blackwell

The developing countries must be able to take a more
active part in trade negotiations,
through technical assistance and support from the developed countries.
- Anna Lindh

The end of the animal trade would leave more time to
trap or beat to death pop star wannabes.
- Simon Cowell

Nobody in this country realizes that cap-and-trade is a tax -
and it's a great big one.
- John Dingell

Foreign trade clearly holds down the cost of products we buy.
- Tim Bishop

Instead of trade policy that is beneficial to American
businesses and workers as well as our trade partners,
we have a flawed trade policy that hurts all parties.
- Stephen F. Lynch

People don't trade money for things when they value
their money more highly than they value the things.
- Roy H. Williams

Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs;
it's about deliberately choosing to be different.
- Michael Porter

Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel,
and it did become the first work of fiction on the
New York Times trade paperback bestseller list.
- Terry Brooks

I do not believe in sex distinction in literature,
law, politics, or trade - or that modesty and virtue
are more becoming to women than to men,
but wish we had more of it everywhere.
- Belva Lockwood

Free Tibet before free trade.
- Zhu Rongji


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