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Parliamentary Quotes

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I suppose not everyone has a dad who wrote a book saying
he didn't believe in the Parliamentary road to socialism.
- Ed Miliband

No matter how many troops we have in place or how long they stay,
we cannot impose a parliamentary democracy there any
more than the insurgents can impose a theocracy.
- Nick Clooney

It is simply the view, and a view I think shared by
most members of the party,
that it is very difficult to have a leader that does
not command the support of the parliamentary party.
- Francis Maude

I was elected to the Diet in the same way as at every parliamentary election.
- Fritz Sauckel

 

It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience,
decency, politeness and courtesy.
- Khaleda Zia

Tony Blair - good thing there are not parliamentary
elections in this country.
- Gwen Ifill

By the reduction of the Arabs on the one hand and Jewish
immigration in the transition period on the other,
we will ensure an absolute Hebrew majority in a parliamentary regime.
- Moshe Sharett

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Dullness in matters of government is a good sign,
and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary
government is a test of its excellence,
an indication of its success.
- Walter Bagehot

Our Parliamentary system has simply failed to meet
the challenge of judicial activism.
- Stockwell Day

We can't afford to go down the dead end roads of Parliamentary
Socialism or Fascistic Bolshevism.
- John Blair

Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the
test of Parliamentary government,
for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
- Lord Acton

First of all it has never been the case that I have
threatened people with expulsion or that I've threatened
to throw people out of the Parliamentary Labour Party.
- Ron Davies

The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted
to strengthen their power,
and the resistance to that effort caused an immense
growth of Parliamentary influence.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The first organised opposition by women to women's
suffrage in England dates from 1889,
when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against
the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women.
- Millicent Fawcett

The U.S.
views Morocco as an important friend,
and we applaud your political and economic reforms
that culminated with the recent parliamentary elections
that were widely reported to have been conducted in a fair and open manner.
- Donald Evans

I think politics can no longer be assigned to parliamentary
activity and it probably never could be.
But politics with a small p and the history of trade
union movement really interests me.
- Saffron Burrows

I'm much more attracted personally to governments going their full term.
It's very hard to have a fixed term election I know with ah...
a parliamentary democracy, but I've always had an instinct
to say there should be a fixed term.
- Jim Bolger

Well, one thing that has happened is they have had
a presidential election in Egypt which has represented progress.
Now, we were not happy with everything that happened
with the parliamentary elections,
and it was not exactly a perfect presidential election in Egypt.
- Roger Wicker

We believed that growth through Local Government,
and perhaps through some special machinery for bringing
the wishes and influence of women of all classes to bear on Parliament,
other than the Parliamentary vote, was the real line of progress.
- Mary A. Ward

The standing orders of the Parliamentary Party,
however, apply to me, apply to every other Member of
the Parliamentary Labour Party and they put into a
context the way in which those rights to freedom of
speech should be exercised.
- Ron Davies

Canada evolved within the British Empire:
it inherited the Parliamentary system,
the Cabinet system and all the other features of the
British constitutional system which had been in place,
for the most part, for several centuries before Canada was even thought of.
- Stockwell Day

Demand the ballot as the undeniable right of every
man who is called to the poll,
and take special care that the old constitutional rule and principle,
by which majorities alone shall decide in Parliamentary elections,
shall not be violated.
- John Bright

Some people suggest that the problem is the separation of powers.
If you had a parliamentary system, the struggle for
power would not result in such complex peace treaties
that empower so many different people to pursue so many contradictory aims.
- James Q. Wilson

Defenders of the status quo will argue that this system
has served us well over the centuries,
that our parliamentary traditions have combined stability
and flexibility and that we should not cast away in
a minute what has taken generations to build.
- Ferdinand Mount

I think people forget that to be on the A list you
first had to go through the original graded Parliamentary Selection Board.
I did that and then like everyone else had the further
interviews to get onto the A list.
- Adam Rickitt

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The right mixture of caring and not caring -
I suppose that's what love is.
- James Hilton

Suppose our gratitude could be zero-based gratitude.
With zero-based gratitude,
we would be grateful for everything we had each day -
regardless of whether it was more or less than yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude, I can be grateful for all the people,
the love, the food, the shelter, the services,
the health, that I am blessed with today,
regardless of what I had yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude,
I can be grateful each day for the gift of life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

I am better able to imagine hell than heaven;
it is my inheritance,
I suppose.
- Elinor Wylie

Suppose you were an idiot,
and suppose you were a member of Congress;
but I repeat myself.
- Mark Twain

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
- Charles Lamb

I knew nothing about film at all.
I suppose the biggest surprise is all these things.
In the theatre we sort of do, I might do two or three
key interviews and that would be it.
- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Life - and I don't suppose I'm the first to make this comparison -
is a disease: sexually transmitted,
and invariably fatal.
- Neil Gaiman

I suppose directing on set is the most fun because
it's a good crack and you feel you're on the battlefield
whereas writing is a fairly solitary undertaking.
- Guy Ritchie

Man is free; yet we must not suppose that he is at
liberty to do everything he pleases,
for he becomes a slave the moment he allows his actions to be ruled by passion.
- Giacomo Casanova

To suppose as we all suppose, that we could be rich
and not behave as the rich behave,
is like supposing that we could drink all day and stay sober.
- Logan P. Smith

So I suppose that means we can actually play the instruments.
- Stewart Copeland

Almost every girl falls in love with the wrong man,
I suppose it's part of growing up.
- Natalie Wood

Yeah, Hitman I suppose is most of the time a lighter read than Preacher;
it was always going to be.
- Garth Ennis

I suppose the most fun I had was on the second film.
- David Prowse

I suppose it's easy to play a hypocritical politician with a smiling face;
it's also quite gratifying to play.
- Ian McDiarmid

It wasn't my intention in going after this part but I suppose now I do.
The adult roles are a lot meatier - you're not always
just the daughter or the girlfriend or whatever.
- Emmy Rossum

I used to go with him and I'd sometimes play,
take over from him.
That was my first taste of the music business,
I suppose, but I was also in the youth orchestra at Johnston Grammar.
- Trevor Horn

Well, it seems to me Lincoln, I suppose,
is kind of a model of a particular sort of presidency,
a presidency that first of all is elected by a minority of the votes.
- David Herbert Donald

Marks on paper are free - free speech -
press -
pictures all go together I suppose.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

And then, I suppose, there's also a cinematic reality on top of that.
Because it was extremely difficult to keep tabs on,
it was quite confusing acting that.
- Gabriel Byrne

I suppose no man becomes a pocket hunter by first intention.
- Mary Austin

I do read books.
I suppose it's more or less the same thing,
but at least I'm alone and I'm an individual.
I can stop anytime I want, which I frequently do.
- Jack Vance

I suppose they're like the I.R.S.
You move once and they never send you your refund check.
- Preston Sturges

The sad thing about any business I suppose,
but in mine you see it particularly,
is that you're always asked to do what you've already done.
- Jeremy Irons

I suppose I have a highly developed capacity for self-delusion,
so it's no problem for me to believe that I'm somebody else.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

You can't do some of the things you used to do.
I suppose you have to go at a gentler pace.
I mean, God help us, you can't sit at home being a Vicar or anything.
- Andy Taylor

My occupation now, I suppose, is jail inmate.
- Theodore Kaczynski

Well, between Scotch and nothin', I suppose I'd take Scotch.
It's the nearest thing to good moonshine I can find.
- William Faulkner

At those times I got into...
I suppose you call it a rut.
I used to do comedy, comedy, comedy and I suddenly
thought I ought to break away from this somehow.
- Val Guest

Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men,
the good and the bad.
But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
- David Hume

Ah, well, then I suppose I shall have to die beyond my means.
- Oscar Wilde

The best way to suppose what may come,
is to remember what is past.
- George Savile

I constantly felt (as I suppose many an ambitious girl
has felt) a thumping from within unanswered by any beckoning from without.
- Anna Julia Cooper

I suppose I've always carried what is regarded as a
bit of unnecessary baggage in Britain.
I've always carried the charge that I am an intellectual in politics.
- Chris Patten

Now, everybody, I suppose, is aware that in recent
years the silly business of divination by dreams has
ceased to be a joke and has become a very serious science.
- Arthur Machen

It would have been an interesting run if we hadn't gotten along!
It was good casting, I suppose.
- Dominic West

A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
- Arthur Miller

My manner of thinking, so you say, cannot be approved.
Do you suppose I care? A poor fool indeed is he who
adopts a manner of thinking for others!
- Marquis de Sade

I suppose any note, no matter how sour,
sounds like a song if you hold onto it long enough.
- Dewitt Bodeen

I was training to be an electrician.
I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line.
- Elvis Presley

I suppose that's the European way, dangerous and hairy.
- Jason Statham

That death was near, I suppose I believed,
but I saw it only as a rest after the day's work.
- Knute Nelson


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