” Speaking to my great-granddad has taught me never to be scared or afraid to do what you really want to do, to live up to your own expectations rather than just listen to others”…. Alfie Wood on his WW2 hero.
” Cameron needs to be less aloof. This means more than hosting periodic barbecues for colleagues in the garden at No 10 or lasagne dinners in his Downing Street flat. He needs to learn that those who disagree with him are not intrinsically disloyal and need not be turned into enemies”…. Isabel Oakeshott.
” Samantha Cameron showed off her many styles with three new outfits in just 19 hours. They included a stunning blue dress by Thornton Bregazzi and, two hours later, a red dress from Joseph with Zara heels”….. Sunday Telegraph.
” The Labour leadership contest is shaping up to be nothing less than a fight for the Party’s soul”…. Dan Hodges.
” Our party leadership made three fatal errors in its policies on tuition fees, the NHS and the bedroom tax. The party now needs a leader who voted against tuition fees”….. Greg Mulholland, Lib Dem MP for Leeds, North West.
” Farage appears to be leaving juts at the moment when two factors underline his relevance to British politics. The referendum on EU membership will birng w new moment of opportunity for the Eurosceptic camp. And Ukip finished second in more than 120 seats on Thursday. He will be back!”…. Matthew Goodwin.
” Scotland is now closer to independence. The SNP has an overwhelming mandate from the Scottish people to carry forward Scotland’s interests. The base of the confidence of people in Scotland is growing all the time”….. Alex Salmond.
” The financial crisis of 2008 was a banking crisis pure and simple”…. Sir Nicholas Macpherson, permanent secretary to the Treasury.
” Former paratrooper Dan Jarvis is being tipped as a :Labour leader to unite his party. He served in both Iraq and Afghanistan”…. Vincent Moss.
” No one who lives in the sunshine makes a failure of his life”….. Albert Camus, Nobel prize winner, 1957.
” I wish to preach not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life”…. Theodore Roosevelt, Nobel prize winner, 1906.
” The real definition of loneliness is to live without responsibility”….. Nadine Gordimer, Nobel prize winner, 1991.
” Without forgiveness there is no future”….. Desmond Tutu, Nobel prize winner, 1984.
” Politics is the great enemy of love”…. Octavio Paz, Nobel prize winner, 1990.
” When I see a spade, I call it a spade. I am gld to say that I have never seen a spade”…. Oscar Wilde.
” The English country gentleman galloping after a fox – the unspeakable in pursuit of the uneatable”…. Oscar Wilde.
” Did you ever hear of a kid, while playing, pretend to be an accountant, even if he wanted to be one?”…. Jackie Mason.
” The geatest pleasure in life is dong what people say you cannot do”…. Walter Bagehot.
” There’s nothing so improves the mood of the party as the imminent execution of a senior colleague”…. Alan Clark.
” An honest politician is one who when he is bought will stay bought”…. Simon Cameron.
” All politics are based on the indifference of the majority”…. James Reston.
” The public say they are getting cynical about politicians. They should hear how politicians talk about hem”…. Brian Walden.
” If you would know the depth and meanness of human nature, you have got to be a prime minister running a general election”…. John.A.MacDonald.
” Many journalists fall for the conspiracy theory of government. They would produce more accurate work if they adhered to the cock-up theory”….. Bernard Ingham.
” I’ve tried several varieties of sex. The conventional position makes me claustrophobic, and the others give me a stiff neck or lockjaw”…. Tallulah Bankhead.