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Greg Knight Quotes and Sayings

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The Labour Party's election manifesto is the longest suicide note in history.
- Greg Knight

There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.
- David Ricardo

We have an extreme rightwing government in this country,
although it's called the Labour government.
- John Pilger

My first real breakthrough collided with the last months
of Callaghan's Labour government,
which had every intention of enjoying my success as much as I did.
- Peter Straub

 

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

Making a cartoon occupied usually about three full days,
two spent in labour and one in removing the appearance of labour.
- David Low

I love being in my garden.
I don't plant a lot of exotic flora,
but I do spend a lot of time outside doing manual labour.
- Jacqueline Bisset

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We cannot suppose therefore that God has made an order of beings,
with such mental qualities and powers,
for the sole purpose of being used as beasts,
or instruments of labour.
- Thomas Clarkson

As to happiness in this life it is hardly compatible
with that diminished respect which ever attends the relinquishing of labour.
- Anthony Trollope

Enable every woman who can work to take her place on the labour front,
under the principle of equal pay for equal work.
- Mao Tse-Tung

Gold and silver, like other commodities,
have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary,
but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of
labour bestowed in procuring them,
and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them.
- David Ricardo

Essentially we need a new social consensus for economic
reform as New Labour has achieved in Britain.
- Peter Mandelson

I said I thought female labour of the sort exacted from these slaves,
and corporal chastisement such as they endure,
must be abhorrent to any manly or humane man.
- Fanny Kemble

In general, if signs of sectarianism do appear in a Socialist Party,
these are only the products of the absence of a broad
Labour movement in the country.
- Karl Radek

I will not become a Napoleon nor an Alexander,
and labour for my own ambition; but I will labour for
freedom and for the moral well-being of man.
- Lajos Kossuth

I cannot now change my style, which I acquired,
as you can imagine, by dint of labour.
- Henri Rousseau

What you need if you want jobs are small and medium sized enterprises,
local initiatives, labour intensive work,
community development, service providers and the like.
- Susan George

The labour Party has lost the last four elections.
If they lose another, they get to keep the liberal party.
- Clive Anderson

It is rather hard to be accused of shiftlessness and
idleness when the accuser closes the avenue of labour
and industrial pursuits to us.
- George H. White

But while we can never predict where events will take
us or the unavoidable bills we will have to pay as a consequence,
we must confront the ghastly truth of Labour's legacy.
- Liam Fox

You have to be very rich to afford Labour,
with 66 tax rises since they came in power.
- John Redwood

Wake the power within thee slumbering,
trim the plot that's in thy keeping,
thou wilt bless the task when reaping sweet labour's prize.
- John Stuart Blackie

After an unremitting and severe labour of two days,
we returned to our old encampment with the loss of some of my horses,
and my men excessively fatigued.
- William Henry Ashley

What made women's labour particularly attractive to
the capitalists was not only its lower price but also
the greater submissiveness of women.
- Clara Zetkin

The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law,
which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges,
to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
- Anatole France

A firm, for instance, that does business in many countries
of the world is driven to spend an enormous amount of time,
labour, and money in providing for translation services.
- Edward Sapir

Our recent 5-year labour agreements,
in Canada as well as the United States,
are based upon experience, logic and principle rather than on pressure,
propaganda and force.
- Charles E. Wilson

And if we must educate our poets and artists in science,
we must educate our masters, labour and capital,
in art.
- John B. S. Haldane

To say of a picture, as is often said in its praise,
that it shows great and earnest labour,
is to say that it is incomplete and unfit for view.
- James Mcneill Whistler

What I've said in the past is that I want the Labour
Party to approach this matter on the basis of unity.
- Ron Davies

Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim,
wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;
obtained with labour,
for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it,
best enjoyed.
- Alfred North Whitehead

I know that the right kind of political leader for
the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine.
- Aneurin Bevan

I'm still batting away on my politics for the Labour Party.
I'm much further to the left of them than I used to be,
but that's because they've moved, not me.
- Billy Bragg

Today 23 years ago dear Grandmama died.
I wonder what she would have thought of a Labour Government.
- King George V

It's estimated that there may be two hundred and fifty
million children in the world engaged in some form
of exploitative child labour.
- Carol Bellamy

Nothing has changed in our relationship with East West.
We have no relationship with East West.
We've been withholding our labour for almost seven years now.
- Andrew Eldritch

If a Labour movement, on a bourgeois basis,
has hitherto existed in the country where the new movement
is awakening it will certainly not disappear all at once.
- Karl Radek

So our problem is not Labour, it is us,
is making us attractive enough to gain disillusioned
Labour support and to compete effectively with the
Lib Dems for those loose votes.
- Francis Maude

That the powers of labour, and of the other instruments which produce wealth,
may be indefinitely increased by using their products
as the means of further production.
- Nassau William Senior

All labour is directed towards producing some effect.
- Alfred Marshall

It is no secret that the fruits of language study are
in no sort of relation to the labour spent on teaching and learning them.
- Edward Sapir

British politics is more nuanced.
Part of the problem with New Labour is that they are a moving target.
- Rory Bremner

Shining through tears, like April suns in showers,
that labour to overcome the cloud that loads 'em.
- Thomas Otway

Then hast our the Red Stone perfect with less labour,
expense of time and costs, for the which ever thank God.
- George Ripley

From labour health, from health contentment spring;
contentment opes the source of every joy.
- James Beattie

The proportions, too, in which the capital that is to support labour,
and the capital that is invested in tools,
machinery and buildings, may be variously combined.
- David Ricardo

We need to keep this Labour government,
it has a good chance of another term.
- Clare Short

The reward of labour is life.
Is that not enough?
- William Morris

For it is we who must pray for our daily bread,
and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour,
our skill and preparation.
- Paracelsus

It's a very good idea that we have a third term Labour
government led by Tony Blair for a full term.
- Peter Mandelson

At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool,
human labour becomes abridged.
- Charles Babbage

The labour of the farmers, no doubt is of greater value
than the financial capacity of the government and non-government
institutions which can only play a supportive role.
- Girma Woldegiorgis

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

The stark reality facing us today is that without the labour reforms,
workers will get neither the income nor jobs in the
face of cut-throat global economic competition.
- Kim Y. Sam

Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
- Horace

The television critic, whatever his pretensions,
does not labour in the same vineyard as those he criticizes;
his grapes are all sour.
- Frederic Raphael

Costs of manufactured articles importantly depend on
the cost of raw materials as well as labour.
- Charles E. Wilson

Thus in such a Labour Party there can be no question of independent policy.
- Karl Radek

If the Labour party goes back to reasserting its socialist and democratic beliefs,
that's where I belong.
- Shirley Williams

But the branches of industry are so multifarious,
the divisions of labour so minutes and manifold,
that it seems at first almost impossible to reduce them to any system.
- Henry Mayhew

I didn't come into politics to change the Labour Party.
I came into politics to change the country.
- Tony Blair

Labour is the party of law and order in Britain today.
Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime.
- Tony Blair

Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour,
always inspired by the ideal.
- Sarah Bernhardt

A Labour party is not a debating club,
it is a party of action.
- Karl Radek

The Labour Party of today has fits of horrors of the
very thought of somebody like me might saying that
they bought in white Australia.
But I believe they did.
- Colleen McCullough

We just have to be crystal clear that if we were to
abandon all the reforms made over some very painful
years in the Labour party,
we would be consigned back to opposition.
- Patricia Hewitt

The prices of raw materials do not fluctuate directly
with the labour cost of producing them.
- Charles E. Wilson

But if inventions have increased man's power over nature very much,
then the real value of money is better measured for
some purposes in labour than in commodities.
- Alfred Marshall

The Labour Party is and always has been an instinctive part of my life.
- Roy Jenkins

Crime is only the worst example, but it is a paradigm
for other Labour policy disasters.
No one tells the voters that crime is falling:
let them stay scared senseless.
- Polly Toynbee

The new generation of Labour is different.
Different attitudes, different ideas,
different ways of doing politics.
- Ed Miliband


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