Clement Attlee

Clement Attlee

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Author Profession: English Leader
Born: January 03, 1883
Died: October 08, 1967
Birth Sign: Capricorn

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Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.

One layer was certainly 17th century. The 18th century in him is obvious. There was the 19th century, and a large slice, of course, of the 20th century; and another, curious layer which may possibly have been the 21st.

I just love Chinese food. My favourite dish is number 27.

Russian Communism is the illegitimate child of Karl Marx and Catherine the Great.

I think the British have the distinction above all other nations of being able to put new wine into old bottles without bursting them.

The House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days.

The last of our enemies is laid low.

My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you're most ashamed of. Jodie Foster

When I look around the world, I don't see too many damsels in distress. If they're a damsel in distress, they're manipulating some guy to help them. Sigourney Weaver

If only media people would stop reaching for the low-hanging fruit, which is cynicism and pessimism, and stopped trying so hard to be hip and cool and have a swagger. Emilio Estevez

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