Aneurin Bevan Quotes

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Born: November 15, 1897, Tredegar, South Wales, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, July 6, 1960
Occupation: Politician

1.
Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born.
- Aneurin Bevan

2.
Freedom is the by-product of economic surplus.
- Aneurin Bevan

3.
I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest.
- Aneurin Bevan

4.
I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.
- Aneurin Bevan

5.
It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically.
- Aneurin Bevan

6.
It is not possible to create peace in the Middle East by jeopardizing the peace of the world.
- Aneurin Bevan

7.
Politics is a blood sport.
- Aneurin Bevan

8.
Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future.
- Aneurin Bevan

9.
Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable.
- Aneurin Bevan

10.
The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away.
- Aneurin Bevan

11.
This is my truth, tell me yours.
- Aneurin Bevan

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